Cheilymenia fimicola

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Cheilymenia fimicola

12 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Cheilymenia

Fruiting Body

Cup then disk shaped, orange, upper surface smooth, under surface and margin covered with pale hairs, to about 5 mm across

Flesh

Firm, orange

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dung, favouring cow dung

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (17-20) x (10-12) µm2. Asci 8 spored. Paraphyses cylindrical with swollen tips, septate. Hairs septate, branched at the root.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Cheilymenia fimicola

Paraphyses and asci viewed with a x40 microscope objective. 12 April 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin