Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus Xylaria liquidambar J.D. Rogers, Y.M. Ju & F. San Martín    Synonyms: Liquidambar Xylaria, Sweetgum Fruit Fungus, Sweetgum Xylaria, Xylaria liquidambaris.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Sordariomycetes   >   Order Xylariales   >   Family Xylariaceae   >   Genus Xylaria   

Description:

Slender, cylindrical, often crooked, usually unbranched, tough, smooth to rough fruiting bodies with pointed tips; initially pale yellow to white becoming brown to black. Stalk is not easily discernible.

Relationships:

Found solitary or in groups on dropped, decomposing Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) fruit (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 17 records in the project database.

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Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/16/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/3/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/7/2019). Verified by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/25/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/12/2022). (c) David, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by David via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus on Sweet Gum fruit in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2019). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/25/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2019). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Gum Fruit Fungus in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)


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