Beech Hypoxylon Hypoxylon fragiforme (Persoon) J. Kickx f.  Synonyms: Red Cushion Hypoxylon.

Status:

The round, hard, spherical bodies may merge into larger blobs. The color ranges from gray-white, to rust, then black. There are other species of Hypoxylon that may be found in Maryland. Those not carefully keyed or verified by microscopic inspection are probably best placed on the Hypoxylon sp. page.

Relationships:

Primarily (or perhaps only) found on American Beech.

There are 35 records in the project database.

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Beech Hypoxylon in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/6/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon (close-up at rust-colored stage) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/8/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon on American Beech in Carroll Co., Maryland (12/8/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/14/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon (fruiting bodies at different stages) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/8/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/22/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/25/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/31/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Harford Co., Maryland (5/25/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon found during the Chino Farms BioBlitz (4/27/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon growing in Howard Co., Maryland (2/23/2020). Verified by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Beech Hypoxylon in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/28/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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