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Lanzia echinophila

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Lanzia echinophila

11 September 2010 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Rutstroemia echinophila

Fruiting Body

Cup shaped, then flattened, attached to a short stem, inside smooth, purple then reddish brown, outside pale brown, scurfy, to about 10 mm across

Flesh

Thin, brown

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On rotten sweet chestnut husks

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, smooth (16-20) x (5-6) µm2.

Edibility

Inedible