Name: Sarcoscypha occidentalis (Schwein.) Sacc.
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Sarcoscypha occidentalis

Author: (Schwein.) Sacc.

Citation: Syll.Fung.(Abellini) 9:154 (1889)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Leotiomycetes

Order: Pezizales

Family: Sarcoscyphaceae

Genus: Sarcoscypha

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Brief Description:

Fruiting Body: Cup shaped to saucer shaped; minute to 2 cm across (rarely up to 4 or 5 cm across); upper surface scarlet red, fading with age, bald; undersurface whitish (but the red color of the upper surface often shows through), bald; stem 1-3 cm, colored like and continuous with the undersurface, base with hairy white mycelium; flesh thin.

Microscopic Features: Spores 18-22 × 10-12 µ; with two or more oil droplets; not sheathed; elliptical; hyaline. Asci 8-spored. Paraphyses filiform; with

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