Small white fungus with red cup

Small white fungus with red cup

Observation - Small white fungus with red cup - UK and Ireland. Description: Found on a dead ash twig in damp undergrowth. No green or brown about it so a fungus rather than a lichen. Colours in photo are, if anything less vibrant than specimen - the red in the shallow cup is almost fluorescent.

Found on a dead ash twig in damp undergrowth. No green or brown about it so a fungus rather than a lichen. Colours in photo are, if anything less vibrant than specimen - the red in the shallow cup is almost fluorescent.