Daldinia concentrica
Carbon Balls
F. Xylariaceae
O. Spheriales
Mushroom Body
Small ball (hardened)
2-4 cm wide
When young grey/white, becomes reddish and then black with age
Dark flesh grows in concentric circles
Stalk
Not present
Spores
Egg shaped, may be flattened
Black
Spore Print Brown/Black
Habitat
In groups on decaying deciduous wood
Season
June-September