Elfcup fungi (03)

Elfcup fungi, photographed by Roger Butterfield.
Image © Roger Butterfield, 2015. All rights reserved.

Elfcup fungi (Sarcoscypha sp.).

The species is either Scarlet Elfcup (Sarcoscypha austriaca) or Ruby Elfcup (Sarcoscypha coccinea), but conclusive identification requires microscopic examination.

Photographed in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

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