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Shaggy Scarlet Cup

Microstoma floccosum


Small fruiting bodies that peek above the ground. Similar to Sarcoscypha occidentalis except in shape and lack of "hair." Not very common, but also not rare.


Grows on dead hardwood, especially if buried or partially buried.


First time find this fungi.

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Very nice find. I think we don't get these here.

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Iowa, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2014
Submitted on Jun 24, 2014

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