December 2000 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Shaped like a long thin tongue, narrow at the base, black, to about 70mm high
Late summer to early winter
Ascospores long and thin, rod-like, 7 septa (50-90) x (5-7) µm2
This species cannot be identified without microscopy.
October 2000 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin