Palamino Cup

Peziza repanda

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Palamino Cup Peziza repanda Wahlenb. (illustrated 40% life size) Cup 3–12cm across, cup-shaped at first, expanding and becoming wavy, margin toothed, sessile; inner surface pale ochraceous-brown to chestnut, outer ochraceous-cream, slightly scurfy. Spores 15–16Γ—9–10ΒΌ, elliptical, smooth. Asci 300Γ—13ΒΌ, blued at the tip by iodine. Habitat in leaves around stumps, large forms on sawdust; spring to autumn. Occasional. Not edible.

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