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Bird Nest Fungi

Cyathus striatus


Bird Nest Fungi (Cyathus striatus) have fruiting bodies that resemble tiny egg filled bird’s nests.


They feed on decomposing organic matter and grow on decaying wood or in soil enriched with bark mulch. They like damp, moist areas.


Found in my backyard. Won spotting of the day on 09.06.2013

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40 Comments (1–25)


staccyh 8 years ago

I love your photos! Thanks for sharing.

Thank you :)

RayTung 9 years ago

thanks for sharing.

wayne j
wayne j 9 years ago

that is pretty

Thank you Larry :)

LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Simply amazing!

Thank you Braulio and Megan :)

MeganM 9 years ago

Wonderful spot!

A really good start, Cel! Congrats, and welcome to Project Noah!

Thank you :)

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 9 years ago

congratulations on this brilliant SOTD celestial princess101.

Thank you everyone :)

outsidegirl0 9 years ago

cool! congrats!

Welcome to Project Noah and a hearty congratulations on a wonderful SotD !

mendes.madalena 9 years ago


Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Lovely! Congrats!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Spectacular spotting Congratulations ,,

arlanda 9 years ago

Beutiful spotting, congratulations!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 9 years ago

Congrats! I've never sen this before! Amazing!

LuisStevens 9 years ago

Great spotting, congrats!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Congratulations and welcome.

LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD :)

Tom15 9 years ago

Very nice and congratulations on SOTD!

MacChristiansen 9 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD

Diego Martin, Diego Martin Regional Corporation, Trinidad and Tobago

Spotted on Jun 9, 2013
Submitted on Jun 9, 2013

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