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Anemone Cup

Dumontinia tuberosa (Bulliard) L.M. Kohn 1979


Dumontinia tuberosa Synonyms Sclerotinia tuberosa Common Name Anemone Cup Fruiting Body Cup shaped, flattening with age, upper surface smooth, sometimes wrinkled, yellow brown to brown, stem brown, long, rooting, attached to a buried sclerotia, to about 3 cm across Flesh Brown Smell Indistinct Taste Indistinct Season Spring Distribution Infrequent to rare Habitat On bare ground with Wood Anemone Microscopic Features Spores ellipsoidal, smooth, 1 drop at each end (12-17) x (6-9) µm2 Edibility Unknown ( )


location: North America, Europe edibility: Inedible fungus colour: Brown normal size: Less than 5cm cap type: Cup shaped stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent spore colour: White, cream or yellowish habitat: Grows on plant material/manure Sclerotinia tuberosa (Fr.) Fuckel. New syn. Dumontinia tuberosa Anemonen-Becherling. Cup 1–3cm across, initially deeply cup-shaped then expanding, inner surface tan to chestnut-brown, outer smooth and similarly coloured or paler. Stem up to 10cm long, smooth and brown. Asci 170 x 10µ. Spores smooth and elliptic, with one small oil drop at either end, 12–17 x 6–9µ. Habitat arising from large black sclerotia on old tubers of Anemone or occasionally Ranunculus. Season early spring. Rare but probably often overlooked. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe ( )


Dumontinia is a genus of fungi in the family Sclerotiniaceae. The genus is monotypic, containing the single species Dumontinia tuberosa, found in Europe (wikipedia), ( ), ( ) in dutch on the red list, endangered species

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AlexKonig 8 years ago

thx again And for all your other comments on the other spottings. appreciate it/them.

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago


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Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 31, 2012

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