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Scarlet Elf Cup Identification

Observed: 16th February 2011 By: flaxtonflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensflaxton’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
IMG_4661a
spore
hairs
Description:

Sarcoscypha austriaca

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

The flat ended spore and

The flat ended spore and corkscrew hairs from the outside of the cup distinguish this from S coccinea

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Reliability

Nice to see a proven identification!

Alan