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Bird's Nest Fungus (added via Android)

Observed: 20th October 2013 By: Stephen HowarthStephen Howarth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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On an area of wood chip


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marksteer's picture

Good find! I found some odd

Good find!
I found some odd cylindrical 'bodies' 2-3mmwidth/height reddish turning tannish on wood chips locally. Didn't have a clue but took specimens to a Fungi Day in Pembroke and mycologist said probably Birds' nest fungus!
Looking every day to see what develops!
Don't think mine are Fluted

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

Harold Gough's picture

Cyathus striatus

Definitely Cyathus, almost certainly striatus.