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Scarlet Cup

Ascomycetes (Spore shooting fungi)
Family: Sarcoscyphaceae
Cwm Byddog Nature Reserve.
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Note that Sarcoscypha coccinea, which this may me identified as in older books, is a distinct species in which spores and surface hyphae differ microscopically (M Jordan, The Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe).
27 February 2008
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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27/02/2008 10:28:48
1/50 sec - F/9
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.30 - 0.30)
Light value: 10.3

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