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Dead Man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)

Observer

notdog

Date

June 4, 2022 05:13 PM EDT

Description

Just off entrance to Persimmon Path, growing on an old tree root. The fourth photo most resembles the nickname. Thanks to cmtilden for spotting. My first sight of this species.

Dead Man's Fingers - Photo (c) aarongunnar, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by aarongunnar
cmtilden's ID: Dead Man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)
Added on June 06, 2022
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Dead Man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

June 3, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

Description

Base of a European Beech (W15-20 in G-W's inventory).

Dead Man's Fingers - Photo (c) aarongunnar, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by aarongunnar
cmtilden's ID: Dead Man's Fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)
Added on June 04, 2022
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Brittle Cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)

Observer

matthew_wills

Date

June 3, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

Description

At base of European Beech with Xylaria polymorpha observed here https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/120082937

Brittle Cinder - Photo (c) Ruth Metterhausen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ruth Metterhausen
cmtilden's ID: Brittle Cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)
Added on June 04, 2022
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Dark Fieldcap (Cyclocybe erebia)

Observer

sigridjakob

Date

October 13, 2021 02:13 PM EDT

Description

Sticky, shiny and slightly wrinkled; growing from dead wood

Dark Fieldcap - Photo (c) Federico Calledda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Federico Calledda
cmtilden's ID: Dark Fieldcap (Cyclocybe erebia)
Added on October 15, 2021
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Dyer's Polypore (Phaeolus schweinitzii)

Observer

pcpalmer3

Date

October 8, 2021 04:47 PM EDT

Description

Under Himalayan pine

Dyer's Polypore - Photo (c) Susan Elliott, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Susan Elliott
cmtilden's ID: Dyer's Polypore (Phaeolus schweinitzii)
Added on October 15, 2021
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Burnt-orange Bolete (Tylopilus balloui)

Observer

phyllisma

Date

July 31, 2021 01:42 PM EDT

Description

near tree W19-9

Burnt-orange Bolete - Photo (c) Francis Ferrell, all rights reserved, uploaded by Francis Ferrell
cmtilden's ID: Burnt-orange Bolete (Tylopilus balloui)
Added on October 15, 2021
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Fluted Bird's Nest Fungus (Cyathus striatus)

Observer

notdog

Date

October 6, 2021 02:19 PM EDT

Description

Spotted by cmtilden. Even knowing where to find them I almost missed them. On the packed earth and wood chips in front of monument to Irish soldiers. Here is a key to Cyathus:
https://www.mushroomexpert.com/birdsnests.html

Fluted Bird's Nest Fungus - Photo (c) Bruce Newhouse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Bruce Newhouse
cmtilden's ID: Fluted Bird's Nest Fungus (Cyathus striatus)
Added on October 07, 2021
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