Daldinia concentrica

Carbon Balls

SKU: Daldinia concentrica Categories: ,


Common Name: Carbon Balls

 Found on dead and decaying wood. This fungus has a hard ball shaped fruiting body from 1 to 4 centimeters in diameter. When cut in half you can see concentric layers which represent each season of reproduction. The color ranges from black, dark brown to purple tones. A lot more ball like and less lumpy when compared to Kretzschmaria deusta.  



National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 668(374)

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