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Peziza bovina Mushroom
Ref No: 8523
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown
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 plant material/manure

Peziza bovina Phillips Cup up to 1.5cm across, cup-shaped with an upturned margin; inner surface cinnamon brown, outer surface a little paler and scurfy. No stem. Flesh brittle. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 19-22 x 9-10. Habitat growing on dung. Found in the Pacific Northwest. Season April-June. Not edible.

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