Daldinia concentric

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Daldinia concentrica

Systematics:

  • Department: Ascomycota (Ascomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Pezizomycotina (Pesizomycotins)
  • Class: Sordariomycetes (Sordariomycetes)
  • Subclass: Xylariomycetidae (Xylariomycetes)
  • Order: Xylariales (Xilariaceae)
  • Family: Hypoxylaceae (Hypoxylonaceae)
  • Genus: Daldinia (Daldinia)
  • Species: Daldinia concentrica (Daldinia concentric)

Daldinia concentrica

External description The fungus belongs to the Xilariaceae family. Uneven, tuberous fruiting body with a diameter of 1-5 centimeters, the color varies from reddish brown to black. It often appears to be covered with soot or dust due to the large number of spores that are located on its surface. The mushroom has a firm, brown-purple flesh with many noticeable darker and concentric grooves.

Edibility Has no nutritional value.

Habitat This fungus is found on dry branches of deciduous trees, mainly ash and birch trees.

Season All year round.

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