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Scarlet elf cup

Observed: 19th January 2011 By: camerartcamerart’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Scarlet elf cup
Description:

Approximately 10-15mm across, just showing through the ground in a lightly wooded and rocky area.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

martinjohnbishop's picture

Try fungi

rather than plants.

Rachy Ramone's picture

Glad you said that...

...I was about to suggest something like a cotoneaster berry having been partially eaten, but it's clearly a Scarlet Elf Cup.

Rachy Ramone

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