MICH : Fungi
University of Michigan Herbarium
Catalog #: 215636
Taxon: Xylaria polymorpha (Pers.) Grev.
Family: Xylariaceae
Determiner: R. A. Powers (Summer, 2013)
Collector: R. A. Powers   2013062104   
Date: 2013-06-21
Locality: USA, Michigan, Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, Sunset Brooks Nature Area
42.29716  -83.75672
Habitat: Clustered at the base of a standing,but dead, elm (Ulmus sp.)
Description: Fruiting body:  Clustered or singular, black, irregularly shaped vertical clubs. 3-10 cm long, 4-12 mm wide, black to black-gray or black-brown, finger-like, irregularly clavate or lumpy, tapering toward a shared base,  with a rounded, nipple-like tip at the ends. Minutely rough and scurfy or slightly powdery. Flesh:  Bright white inside. Tough, but a little bit pliant, breaking in a chalky manner. Odor fungoid, not distinctive. Spore print: Not obtainable
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Record Id: 5865facb-4715-47e0-802f-ae634f12756d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5865facb-4715-47e0-802f-ae634f12756d
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Timothy Y. James, Curator of Fungi - see home page for loan request information (tyjames@umich.edu)
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