Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Scarlet Cup

Scarlet Cup April 4, 2012

Sarcoscypha coccinea

Mycological Notes:

Scarlet Cup is a harbinger of spring. The fruiting body is thin and tough and saucer-shaped with a deep bright red upper surface and a whitish exterior. I found this specimen on the side of a seasonal road running though a hardwood forest in Remsen NY.

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