Stalked Scarlet Cup Sarcoscypha occidentalis (Schweinitz) P. A. Saccardo    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Pezizomycetes   >   Order Pezizales   >   Family Sarcoscyphaceae   >   Genus Sarcoscypha   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on decaying hardwood branches.

Description:

Fruiting body: Fertile interior surface bright red and smooth; infertile outer surface pinkish, slightly ridged. Stalk: White, becoming yellow-tan in age; smooth (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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A Stalked Scarlet Cup in Howard Co., Maryland (7/20/2013). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Stalked Scarlet Cup (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Stalked Scarlet Cup in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Stalked Scarlet Cup (stalk and outer surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/11/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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