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Species in the genus Cyathus have fruit bodies (peridia) that are vase-, trumpet- or urn-shaped with dimensions of 4–8 mm wide by 7–18 mm tall. Fruit bodies are brown to gray-brown in color, and covered with small hair-like structures on the outer surface. Some species, like C. striatus and C. setosus, have conspicuous bristles called setae on the rim of the cup. The fruit body is often expanded at the base into a solid rounded mass of hyphae called an emplacement, which typically becomes tangled and entwined with small fragments of the underlying growing surface, improving its stability and helping it from being knocked over by rain.
In our garden in Windwardside, at the foot of the Volcano Mount Scenery in the Caribbean Sea.
Species of Cyathus are also known as splash cups, which refers to the fact that falling raindrops can knock the peridioles out of the open-cup fruit body. I found these little cups in the garden yesterday when I pulled out weeds. I took the first two pictures, got distracted and when I went back later could not find them again. Today I looked again and suddenly I did notice them. This time I took them inside to take some pictures with a Dime for measure. When finished I put them where I found them yesterday. FYI - they were never attached to anything it seemed.