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Cups on sunflower stem - part two.

Observed: 21st October 2013 By: charlie streetscharlie streets’s reputation in Fungi and Lichenscharlie streets’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

The cups have grown a little since my last upload - they are now up to 1.5mm high.They are on an old sunflower stem, can anyone even suggest a family they belong to?


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Think I posted 'possibility'

Think I posted 'possibility' on your previous posting but can't find it! Not sure if I was correct but if you can copy previous posting web address here I will look again

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

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Hi Mark, My previous post is

Hi Mark,

My previous post is here:

I wasn't sure if they were too small for Spring Pin or how much more they will grow.Basically I don't know what they are :-)

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They've been looked at

They've been looked at microscopically and they are Hymenoscyphus scutula.