Sarcoscypha coccinea identification

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Sarcoscypha coccinea (Fr.) Lamb syn. Peziza coccinea Fr. Scharlachroter Kelchbecherling Piros cs?szegomba. Cup 1?5cm across, cup-shaped, the margin becoming tattered as it expands, attached to substrate by a short stalk, inner surface bright scarlet, outer whitish and covered in white matted tufted hairs. Asci 400 x 16?, not blued by iodine. Spores cylindric-ellipsoid containing several small oil droplets, 24?32 x 12?14?. Habitat gregarious, on dead wood. Season early winter to early spring. Frequent especially in the West. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Sarcoscypha coccinea mushroom

Stem type:
Lateral
rudimentary or absent
Edible
Habitat:
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Cup shaped
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Flesh granular or brittle
P?zize ?carlate, Piros cs?szegomba, Scarlet Elf Cup, Scharlachroter Kelchbecherling
Class:
Pezizomycetes
Order:
Pezizales
Family:
Helvellaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:42:50

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