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Scarlet elf cup

Observed: 17th March 2010 By: LydiaRosieLydiaRosie’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Red fungus on a stalk. Vibrant red colour inside cup, especially against green moss background. Paler underside to fungus and stalk. This was found after it had been raining which meant there were raindrops caught in the cup, what a lovely sight!


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abigail2010's picture

I like these pictures, the

I like these pictures, the red really does stand out!

abigail madeline

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How did you get to austriaca?

How did you get to austriaca? More puzzling, how did the three who have agreed with you get to austriaca with only a photo to go on?