Observation 73242: Pezizales J. Schröt.
When: 2011-07-31
Who: karode13
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could this be Aleurina ferruginea
By: Tom May (funkeytom)
2014-06-30 06:30:01 EDT (-0400)

Peziza thozetii is not well known in the field, but I think it generally has a pitted (or at least not smooth) surface inside the cup/disc, and the colour has a hint of purple-brown or at least is dark brown. The fruit-bodies in this observation are more orange brown, and there is a discontinuity around the edge of the cup/disc. This fits Aleruina ferruginea better. Spores would settle things easily – Peziza thozetii has spores with appendages on each end, similar to spores of Peziza apiculata.

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