Fungi Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Xylariaceae

Hypoxylon fuscum (Pers.) Fr.

Hazel Woodwart

As the common name suggests its preferred host is hazel (Corylus). However, it's not infrequently found on alder (Alnus)

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1984) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 1, Ascomycetes
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands

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