Sarcoscypha with micros

Sarcoscypha with micros

Observation - Sarcoscypha with micros - UK and Ireland. Description: 4cm, on tree debris in flood woodland. No realistic hope of ID for the species of rotten twig it's growing on. A few asci were still popping when I got my sample home so the spores should be mature. 3rd picture shows tatty scrap of material from the ou

4cm, on tree debris in flood woodland. No realistic hope of ID for the species of rotten twig it's growing on. A few asci were still popping when I got my sample home so the spores should be mature. 3rd picture shows tatty scrap of material from the outside of the cup - how do you cut a thin section without squeezing the hairs into a shapeless glob?