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noun

A European fungus which produces a shiny spherical black fruiting body on dead or dying wood, especially ash. Also called King Alfred's cakes.
  • Daldinia concentrica, family Xylariaceae, subdivision Ascomycotina

Origin

so named because it was once believed to be a charm against cramp and ague.

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