Dead Moll’s

Fingers Xylaria longipes

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Dead Moll’s Fingers Xylaria longipes Nitschke (illustrated 65% life size) Similar to X. polymorpha (below) but altogether more slender. Spores smaller, 12–16×5–7¼. Habitat on stumps and fallen branches, usually of sycamore; all year. Frequent. Not edible.

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