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Eyelash Cup Fungus

Scutellinia scutellata

Description:

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.

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2 Comments

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 8 years ago

This one was solitary. Its a first for me. What long lashes and so small.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Great. I'm still hoping to find some of these.

JC_Forester
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JC_Forester

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jun 6, 2013
Submitted on Jun 6, 2013

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