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12 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Cup then disk shaped, orange, upper surface smooth, under surface and margin covered with pale hairs, to about 5 mm across
On dung, favouring cow dung
Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (17-20) x (10-12) µm2. Asci 8 spored. Paraphyses cylindrical with swollen tips, septate. Hairs septate, branched at the root.
Paraphyses and asci viewed with a x40 microscope objective. 12 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin