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Peziza domiciliana Mushroom
Ref No: 8525
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
normal size: 5-15cm
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

Peziza domiciliana Cke. Fruit body 2-10cm across, at first goblet-like with a distinct stem, then soon expanding, flattened with an inrolled margin; white then soon pale yellow-ochre to brownish buff. Flesh fragile, thin; buff then golden yellow when broken. Odor not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Asci 200-250 x 11-12. Spores smooth, ellipsoid, with 2 oil drops inside, 13-15 x 8-10. Paraphyses slender, septate, slightly swollen above. Habitat usually associated with buildings, often on damp sand, plaster, in cellars, on rotten wood in houses. Common. Found throughout North America. Season all year. Not edible.

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Justin Brown (United States) - 22 May 2011

Peziza domiciliana
Bill Earles (United States) - 29 August 2010

These things are growing in my dining room. What are they?
Peziza domiciliana
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