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Eyelash cup

Scutellinia scutellata

Description:

Fruiting Body: Cup shaped to broadly cup shaped, minute to 1.5 cm across; fertile surface ("top" or "inner" surface) scarlet red to bright orange, smooth; sterile surface ("under" or "outer" surface) brownish or pale orangish, covered with tiny dark hairs; the margin with longer, eyelash-like, dark hairs; without a stem; flesh thin and insubstantial.

Habitat:

Very wet, rotting piece of debris bark on the ground.


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CharliePrice
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CharliePrice

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.23, Long: 146.41

Spotted on Jul 17, 2015
Submitted on Jul 17, 2015

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