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Sarcoscypha Austriaca

Observed: 8th December 2012 By: Bogey the FungusmanBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Scarlet Elfcup - (Sarcoscypha Austriaca) [Sacroscyphaceae] Cath Cobb Woods St Mellons Cardiff 08-12-12 IMG_0468
Scarlet Elfcup - (Sarcoscypha Austriaca) [Sacroscyphaceae] Cath Cobb Woods St Mellons Cardiff 08-12-12 IMG_0464
Scarlet Elfcup - (Sarcoscypha Austriaca) [Sacroscyphaceae] Cath Cobb Woods St Mellons Cardiff 08-12-12 IMG_0484
Description:

Found amongst a pile of fallen trees, they were covered in them.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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ID comment

Hi, there are 2 very similar species which can only be separated by microscopy. Best ID to Sarcoscypha.