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What I think is dead man's fingers fungus, Xylaria polymorpha, growing on a decaying log.

I now think this is Xylaria longipes.  This species tends to be thinner than Xylaria polymorpha and has a distinct narrow stalk.

Photo taken in the Wilderness, Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-11-12.

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