Observation 181214: Sarcoscypha coccinea (Gray) Boud.
When: 2014-09-30
( 1800m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spore statistics:

17.7 [20.6 ; 24.6] 27.5 × 8.1 [9 ; 10.3] 11.2 µm
Q = 2 [2.2 ; 2.5] 2.7 ; N = 6 ; C = 95%
Me = 22.6 × 9.7 µm ; Qe = 2.3

22.24 8.65
22.24 9.97
19.61 9.28
20.46 9.19
25.98 10.16
25.01 10.83

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I do have the book
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-10-03 11:29:34 AEST (+1000)

But it’s at home in California. Spore shape points towards S. coccinea. The spore size I measured is a bit small, but that’s likely because the spores were in the ascus and not mature.

got Beug’s Asco book?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-10-03 04:40:05 AEST (+1000)

all four species are detailed: dudleyii, coccinea, occidentalis and austriaca.

No micro
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-10-03 02:55:13 AEST (+1000)

What should I be looking for? Which other species look like this that have different microscopic characteristics? I did not dig them out of the wood, but I have the dried specimen here.

micro confirmed?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-10-03 02:17:32 AEST (+1000)

I see a stalk … did you dig these out of the wood and look at the entire fb?

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