Family of fungi in the order Xylariales.
Article by Tom Volk on this black spherical fungus, commonly known as King Alfred’s cake, coal fungus, coal balls or cramp balls.
Photograph of this species seen growing here on horse dung.
Pyrenomycetes from Southwestern France
Descriptions, identification keys, and photographs of Hypoxylon species (Pyrenomycetes: Xylariaceae) in France.
Photograph of fruiting bodies of Ustulina deusta on the trunk of a beech tree.
Several photographs and a description of this fungus and its habitat, in Polish and English.
Photographs of Xylaria hypoxylon and the clublike Xylaria polymorpha.
Article by Tom Volk on Dead Man’s Fingers with several interesting photographs of this aptly named species.
Keys and images of fourteen genera in the family Xylariaceae.
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