Be Careful If You See These In Your Garden, These Might Be Dead Man's Fingers!
Xylaria Polymorpha and more commonly known as dead man's fingers is a saprobic fungus which is oddly structured. From a distance, anyone may see it as some fingers coming out of the ground. This dull looking species arises in tufts of four to six fingers that are often bent and sometimes look like arthritic black knuckles.
Let's have a look at some of its characteristics.