This particular-looking fungus look something like a Coral Fungus or even a lichen. It is colored like the wick of an extinguished candle. It consists of small, erect branches, which are almost cylindrical at first and are black with a white tip. Shape like reindeer or moose horns.
Classification: Class- Ascomycetes, Order- Xylariales, Family: Sphaeriaceae Common Name: The Candle-Snuff Fungus Scientific Name:Xylaria hypoxylon Location: Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan Photo by: Johari Jalinas Website: http://malaysianfungi.webs.com/