Observation 327456: Peziza Dill. ex Fr.

Notes:
Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing on underside of decaying hardwood (species not identified) tree trunk in an Oak-Hickory forest
Substrate: Wood, dead hardwood
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Few
Cap/upper_surface: Ovoid; ca. 3.5 cm long, 2.5 cm wide; flat with upturned margin; browning at margin; matte surface; translucent white with brown margin. Continued to darken grown throughout with storage.
Cap/underside: Attached to substrate by short stipe ca 4-5mm diameter.
Spore_Print: Spores stained blue with Meltzer’s
Spores: Asci 8-spored; ca. 180 mm x 10mm. Spores elliptical; smooth.
Collector: Joan Knapp
Identifier: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: ACC-20180812-02

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