Notes:
Growing on soil among leaf litter in a hardwood forest. Not releasing a juice or latex when cut. Asci operculate, 8-spored, uniseriate and with amyloid apices. Spores roughened, hyaline, and with smooth caps on the ends. Spore measurements: (15.5) 16.3 – 18.4 (19.1) × (7.8) 8.1 – 9.2 (9.4) µm, Q = (1.8) 1.9 – 2.2 (2.3); N = 30, Me = 17.5 × 8.6 µm; Qe = 2

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DSC_0119 Asci and spores at 100x in distilled water.JPG
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DSC_0148 Asci and spores at 100x in Melzer's.JPG
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Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Observation 366032
Used references: Seaver, F. J. (1942). The North American Cup-fungi:(operculates): Supplement.
Elliott, M. E., & Kaufert, M. (1974). Peziza badia and Peziza badio-confusa. Canadian Journal of Botany, 52(3), 467-472.
Kuo, M. (2013, December). Cup fungi. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/cups.html
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