xylaria hypoxilon forms 1.

the first [unnamed]form of xylaria has pink tinged antlering and is less common than the origen species. it has more spread out antlers than other x hypoxilon subspecies. it also seems to have a dusting of white underneath the pink.
as shown in this observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/111374227
the second form of xylaria is called devils fingers fungus. it is not the stinkhorn that is commonly called devils fingers fungus so it should be called xylaria hypoxilon var devils fingers for lack of better name. it is too white tinged to be a dead mans fingers, but still has a small amount of black at the bottom.
it is shown in this observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/112362785
the yellow version of xylaria hypoxilon is quite rare but is a existent variation. it is bright yellow with a whiteish black bottom,and is still powdery.
a observation of the yellow var: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/112141731
the hatted version of x hypoxylon is a very cool variation in the genus. it has a stick like black stem fading to white with the antlering on the very top of the tiny stem! the top is usually slightly yellow.
a observation of the var is : https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/110689733
the tree var is a var that looks like a tree without leaves, with white powder covering the branches like snow.
a observation is: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/109047612
santa tecla tree var. a var of the tree var found in santa tecla.
a observation of the santa tecla var is linked here:https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/111704906
flame var is a var which looks like a white fire on a black stem.
a observation is linked here:https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/2106652
the moth form has two small white antlers and two larger antlers in the shape of a moth.
a link:https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/111554383

for more info on xylaria see :https://www.mushroomexpert.com/xylaria.html

Posted by sageost sageost, April 22, 2022 06:59 PM


That's more variety than I knew of for X. hypoloxolon!

Posted by stewartwechsler 2 months ago (Flag)

This looks like a great journal post! You may also want to include the mushroomexpert page for Xylaria too:

Posted by sambiology 2 months ago (Flag)

pink version official name: xylaria hypoxilon var rosa tincta
tree like version official name: xylaria hypoxilon var arbor similis
yellow version: xylaria hypoxilon var flavum
santa tecla tree var: xylaria hypoxilon var arbor similis "santa tecla var"
devils fingers var: xylaria hypoxilon "devils fingers"
hat var: xylaria hypoxilon "tophat"

Posted by sageost 2 months ago (Flag)

snake xylaria var official name: xylaria hypoxilon var serpens.
see https://www.inaturalist.org/posts/64609-snake-xylaria for more info!

Posted by sageost 2 months ago (Flag)

hairy xylaria=xylaria polymorpha var multi capilli
more info: https://www.inaturalist.org/journal/sageost/64708-hairy-var-in-xylaria-polymorpha

Posted by sageost 2 months ago (Flag)

Great! Always helps to add scientific names!

Posted by stewartwechsler 2 months ago (Flag)

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