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Xylaria longipes.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Dead Moll's Fingers, Langstielige Holzkeule
Xylaria longipes Mushroom
Ref No: 9672
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Black or blackish
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Xylaria longipes Nitschke. Langstielige Holzkeule Dead Moll's Fingers. Similar to X. polymorpha but altogether more slender. Spores smaller, 1216 x 57um. Habitat on stumps and fallen branches usually of sycamore. Season all year. Occasional. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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