Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Pezizaceae

Peziza badia   Pers.

Bay Cup

One of the commonest member of this genus, found on woodland tracks, thin soil, meadow borders and similar. Quite variable in colour from light brown to deep chocolate brown

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Hansen & Knudsen (2000) Nordic Macromycetes, Vol.1: Ascomycetes
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi

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