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Scarlet Elf Cup

Observed: 4th April 2010 By: OlOl’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:
Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

chrisbrooks's picture

Revised ID

There are 2 very similar species, you should add a revised iD of just Sarcoscypha.

Ol's picture

Thank you - just changed it

Thank you - just changed it

dejayM's picture

Could be S coccinea

I initially ticked for austriaca
But Chrisbrooks is right in what he writes
I had the same trouble identifying this a few years ago.
There is some informed debate here http://www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk/forums/fungi-forums/23586-sarcoscypha-...
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