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Eyelash Cup

Scutellinia scutellata

Description:

Small red cup fungi with small "eyelashes" coming out of the rim.

Habitat:

" Saprobic on wet, rotted wood, or on damp soil nearby; growing gregariously or in clusters; spring through fall; widely distributed in North America" http://www.mushroomexpert.com/scutellini... This one was found on a decaying log.

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2 Comments

Lipase
Lipase 6 years ago

nice find and photo!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice spotting that illustrates the common name well!

LuckyLogan
Spotted by
LuckyLogan

Ames, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2014
Submitted on Sep 23, 2014

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