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Rballou Rballou at access.digex.net
Sun Dec 18 16:43:06 EST 1994


In article <3cv4vn$rn2 at strauss.udel.edu>, heytler at strauss.udel.edu (Peter
Heytler) wrote:

> In article <Rballou-1012941155480001 at dcc00693.slip.digex.net>,
> Rballou <Rballou at access.digex.net> wrote:
> >I need help on the classification of the fungus Xyleria hypoxylon.
> >Specifically can anyone provide me with the order and family?
> 
> Xyleria hypoxylon is a woods fungus with a branched, woody fruiting
> body variously known as "candlesnuff fungus" or "carbon antlers".
> It is in the division Ascomycotina, class Pyrenomycetes,
> order Sphaeriales and family Xylariaceae.
>   (I hope this info is not too late for your 7th grader's assignment;
> haven't had a chance to read the newsgroup this past week.)
> --Peter Heytler

Thnaks for the posting.  You might be interested in the most recent
response I got to this in the bionet.mycology section, Seems there's a
whole new classification out there. --- Ripley Ballou



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