Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Sarcoscyphacea

Sarcoscypha austriaca  (O. Beck ex Sacc.) Boud.

Scarlet Elf Cup

Sparsely distributed over Scotland as a whole. Found on dead deciduous wood, often moss-covered. Microscopy is require to differentiate it from the closely related species S. coccinea

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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