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Hairy Rubber Cup

Galiella rufa

Description:

Cup fungus that resembles a peanut butter cup. The cup is closed at first, but then opens to form a shallow cup. The outer surface is blackish brown while the inner surface is tannish brown.

Habitat:

Growing on the ground in a deciduous forest.

Notes:

This fungus may resemble a peanut butter cup, but it is inedible.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jul 15, 2017
Submitted on Jul 16, 2017

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