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Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)

Observed: 22nd December 2011 By: igm54
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
Sarcoscypha coccinea
Scarlet Elf Cup

Found among the leaf litter and broken branches on the wood floor. Tough, brightly coloured scarlet cup. Does not appear in abundance but singular cups.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.