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Scarlet Elfcup

Sarcoscypha coccinea


Found in Europe and Pacific Northeast of North America. Grows on fallen wood among mosses and leaf litter. Apears in late winter and spring. Not edible, though there are reports that some cultures use them for food.


Forest, grows on dead hardwood among mosses and leaf litter


The first fungus to appear in Lithuania

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Vilniaus apskritis, Lithuania

Spotted on Mar 24, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2012

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