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Yellow Fairy Cup

Bisporella citrina

Description:

Fruit bodies begin as spherical, closed globules, before expanding. The smooth, bright yellow fruit bodies are small—typically less than 3 mm (0.12 in) in diameter and up to 1 mm (0.04 in) high—and shallowly cup- or disc-shaped. The inner surface is smooth, and bright yellow, while the outer surface is a paler yellow. In mass, the spore color is white. The stalk is broad, pale yellow in color, and short to nearly absent

Habitat:

The widespread fungus is known from North Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Central and South America,Australia,and New Zealand. It is one of the most common of the small discomycetes.

Notes:

spotted in a mix forest of oaks,eucalypthus and pine trees,near my house. It's first time i see one of this species,at list in this developement early stage

1 Species ID Suggestions

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 8 years ago
Yellow Fairy Cup
Bisporella citrina Yellow Fairy Cup | Project Noah


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4 Comments

Yeah :-) thanks a lot my friend i was chassing this id for along time :-)

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 8 years ago

Antonio, I believe I found the ID

Thanks J for your nice words,i hope they grow more before decay:-)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Wow! Awesome!

Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Mar 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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