No Common Name Diatrype stigma (Hoffmann) Fries    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Sordariomycetes   >   Order Xylariales   >   Family Diatrypaceae   >   Genus Diatrype   

Description:

Reddish-brown crust becoming black; shiny; slightly roughened to nearly smooth, sometimes with small cracks; highly variable shape and size; flesh whitish, tough (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: On decaying hardwood branches, especially beech.

There are 60 records in the project database.

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Diatrype stigma in Caroline Co., Maryland (2/28/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma found during the Chino Farms BioBlitz (4/27/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/12/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/18/2013). Verified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/17/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/6/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/25/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Diatrype stigma in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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