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Common bird's nest fungus

Crucibulum laeve


This tiny fungus is a exact replica of a bird nest. Yellow/Brown in the cup where the egs are atached by a cord(funiculus),when a drop of rain hit the nest the egs are projected and the cord brock,but continue atached to the egs that use it to grab themselfs to the leaves that are arround.


Spotted in a accumulation of dead ferns in the border of a dirt road,near the river Homem,in Caldelas,Braga.


It's second time i spott this one

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Caldelas, Sequeiros e Paranhos, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.67, Long: -8.38

Spotted on Dec 29, 2018
Submitted on Dec 29, 2018

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