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Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha)

Observed: 3rd February 2013 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 Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha austriaca) [Sarcoscyphaceae] Rhyd y Gwern Draethen 03-02-13 IMG_1072
Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha austriaca) [Sarcoscyphaceae] Rhyd y Gwern Draethen 03-02-13 IMG_1068
Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha austriaca) [Sarcoscyphaceae] Rhyd y Gwern Draethen 03-02-13 IMG_1076
Scarlet Elf Cup (Sarcoscypha austriaca) [Sarcoscyphaceae] Rhyd y Gwern Draethen 03-02-13 IMG_1078
Description:

Absolutely masses of this all along the foot paths, never seen so much in one place. Probably Sarcoscypha austriaca, but could be one of two similar fungi, unable to be more specific without microscopy.

Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.