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Scarlet elf cup

Observed: 8th March 2011 By: kcf32
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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Scarlet elf cap 2011-03-08
Scarlet elf cap 2011-03-08 (1)
Description:

One of a couple found in a small area of deciduous woodland. Lots of dead wood lying around, so, quite possibly growing from buried wood.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Sarcoscypha coccinea

Thank you for your suggestion. Unfortunately I did not retain the fungus so cannot take this further.

Keith