Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Xylariales Family: Xylariaceae
Species: Xylaria longipes Nitschke
Synonyms: Xylaria hypoxylon var. longipes
Xylosphaera longipes
Common Name: Dead Moll's Fingers


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Xylaria longipes

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (11)
Acer (5)
Acer campestre (3)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Quercus (3)
Sycamore (2)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Beech (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (9)
Woodland: mixed (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (6)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Scrub (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (9)
Castanea sativa (4)
Dead Branch (4)
Fallen Tree (4)
Stump (4)
Acer pseudoplatanus (3)
Buried Wood (3)
branch (2)
Fallen log (1)
Fraxinus (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
Soil (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (2)
March (1)
April (2)
May (3)
June (2)
July (3)
August (3)
September (10)
October (18)
November (5)
December (1)