Dead Moll's Fingers - Xylaria longipes
The fruitbody is club shaped or cylindrical, smooth or slightly downy, black and warty, narrowing slightly in to browish-black stem. When immature the growths are soft and pale grey with pinkish tips.
Broadleaf woodland, mainly with Sycamore, occasionally with other trees.
Frequent throughout the year but mainly in summer and autumn.
Quite frequent and widespread in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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