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July 24, 2023

Dead Man's Fingers

Gail Ruhl, Plant Disease Diagnostician, retired

Commonly called "Dead Man's Fingers," this wood-rotting mushroom( Xyllaria. polymorpha) lives as a saprobe on decaying hardwood stumps and logs.

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Further Online Information:

Xylaria polymorpha


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