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Geweizwammetje-Xylaria hypoxylon

Geweizwammetje-Xylaria hypoxylon
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Copyright: juliette gribnau (juliettegribnau) Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 32] (400)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-11-01
Categories: Fungi
Camera: Olympus OMD M5, Olympus Digital 12x50mm, 1:5.3-6.3 EZ
Exposure: f/6.0, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Ascomycetes [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2014-11-05 0:36
Viewed: 985
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Xylaria hypoxylon is an inedible species of fungus in the genus Xylaria.
It is known by a variety of common names, such as the candlestick fungus, the candlesnuff fungus, carbon antlers or the stag's horn fungus.
The fruit bodies, characterized by erect, elongated black branches with whitened tips, typically grow in clusters on decaying hardwood. The fungus can cause a root rot in hawthorn and gooseberry plants.

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Hello Juliette

Great macro, perfect with the water drops on it, very nice composition. Thanks for sharing.



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