Collected by John Parsons. 22 February 2009 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Cup shaped, then flattened, inner surface smooth, whitish to cream, underside hairy, white, attached to the substrate by a distinct stem, to about 2 mm across
On dead wood and woody debris
Ascospores spindle shaped, smooth (6-10) x (1.5-2.5) µm2. Paraphyses lanceolate, septate. Asci eight spored. Hairs club shaped, septate, warty/rough.
Take care not to confuse with L. niveum and other similar species. This fungus cannot be identified without microscopy.