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Hairy, orange cup-shaped small fungus (this specimen 7/16" - 1.1cm diameter).
South American rainforest. This specimen was on a living tree trunk about 4ft above the jungle floor in Terra Firme along Tahuayo River, Loreto District, Peru.
Cookeina tricholoma fungi growing about 4ft (1.25m) above ground level on tree trunk. See picture with tapemeasure for accurate size. Kingdom: Fungi Division: Ascomycota Subdivision: Pezizomycotina Class: Ascomycota Order: Pezizales Family: Sarcoscyphaceae Genus: Cookeina Species: C. tricholoma GPS location: -4.405240975,-73.24608162 Elevation: 114m (370 ft)