Observation 7599: Sarcoscypha occidentalis (Schwein.) Sacc.

When: 2002-07-08

Collection location: Hixon Forest, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom Volk (TomVolk)

No specimen available

Common in our area (Wisconsin) along pathways and other disturbed areas. Appears to grow from the ground, but always attached to underground wood. Usually starts to fruit in early June until frost.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:09 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Hixon Forest, La Crosse, WI’ to ‘Hixon Forest, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA

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Recognized by sight: smaler than other Sarcoscypha, usually with a whitish, long stipe, occurs later in the year.

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