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Scarlet Elfcup at Earlswood Lakes

Observed: 14th February 2010 By: birminghamox
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Scarlet Elfcup


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


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S. austriaca and coccinea are

S. austriaca and coccinea are very similar. I think it would need microscopic examination to identify it for certain.

Blewit Boy's picture

I agree............

I agree with John. It is difficult to tell these species apart, especially as you're picture is a little out of focus. I guess it would be safer to call this Sarcoscypha species (sp.) at the end of the day.