When: 2009-09-17

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Notes:
These cup fungi were growing gregariously on the Scutellinia log in Zone 05, accompanied by even-more-gregarious mushrooms — http://www.mushroomobserver.org/25464 — with fuzzy feet. The same log produced gregarious mushrooms — http://www.mushroomobserver.org/11595 — around this time last year.

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Used references: Arora’s Mushrooms Demystified, under Peziza repanda. Identification would require these cup specimens to be 1-5mm across (possible, I suppose) and “cushion-shaped”. I have never seen this mushroom before, so it must remain only a possibility. Nor is there a precise measurement for the specimens. But considering their apparent minute appearance, it’s a could be.
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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: clustered purple jelly-like ascos…

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Sorry, don’t recall.
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-02-05 09:17:10 PST (-0800)

It was months ago.

fleshy cups, or brittle ones?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-05 08:27:02 PST (-0800)

small photo size makes it difficult to see details, but these don’t look like thin-fleshed Peziza to me.

how curious…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-02-05 07:38:08 PST (-0800)

that your unknown agaric has a band of color on the cap that matches the purple color of the asco!