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Neothella rutilans Mushroom
Ref No: 9319
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Neothella rutilans2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9320
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow, Orange
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Cup shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground

Neottiella rutilans (Fr.) Dennis syn. Peziza rutilans Fr. Cup 0.51.5cm across, saucer-shaped with a short stalk at the centre almost buried in the substrate, inner surface bright yellowish-orange, outer whitish flushed orange towards the margin and covered in minute, downy white hairs. Asci 300 x 20. Spores broadly elliptical, reticulate, containing one or two oil drops, 2225 x 1315. Habitat on heathland or sandy soil amongst Polytrichum. Season autumn to winter. Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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