Observation 169774: Sarcoscypha occidentalis (Schwein.) Sacc.

When: 2014-07-12

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

On wood. Diameter approximately 1 cm.

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Same location as…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-09-11 19:31:10 CDT (-0500)

obs 171541 which does not show a prominently ribbed undersurface, but which does show a few small folds just beyond where the stipe begins to flare out into the cap. So I think this makes a case for the texture of the under-surface to be weather/age-variable.

The one in this obs (169774) does not have the concave cap shape.

Danny, if it’s Sarcoscypha…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-08-13 16:07:19 CDT (-0500)

then it doesn’t match anything in the Kuo key… ribbed undersurface, well-defined stipe set it apart.

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