Observation 97637: Sarcoscypha occidentalis (Schwein.) Sacc.
When: 2012-06-17
38.53° 78.15°
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Tiny bright orange cups fruiting in weedy woods edge area. Apparently on ground although lots of small wood around.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: S. occidentalis should be stipitate, red, on wood.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
Most recent photo
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-06-18 22:16:30 EDT (-0400)

clearly has features that suggest S. occidentalis.

Tiny stipe visible
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-06-18 21:56:06 EDT (-0400)

on one specimen of this latest image that I just uploaded: photo was taken the previous week of the same fruiting.

They were bright orange,
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-06-18 09:59:13 EDT (-0400)

not red. I’m not sure if they had tiny stalks or not.

Photos suggest
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-17 17:44:12 EDT (-0400)

a Sarcoscypha or Microstoma.
Could also fruit on buried wood.

they look red in your photo…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-06-17 17:37:56 EDT (-0400)

were they orange in the field?
are there tiny stalks underneath? Can’t quite tell…

Created: 2012-06-17 17:31:19 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-06-18 22:16:39 EDT (-0400)
Viewed: 65 times, last viewed: 2017-06-13 04:27:25 EDT (-0400)
Show Log