Cheilymenia stercorea

Cheilymenia stercorea is a species of apothecial fungus belonging to the family Pyronemataceae.

Cheilymenia stercorea
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C. stercorea
Binomial name
Cheilymenia stercorea
(Pers.) Boud. (1907)
Synonyms
  • Peziza stercorea Pers. (1800)

This is a common appearing throughout the year as orange-red discs up to 3 mm in diameter, clustered on dung, usually from cows. The spores are elliptical and measure 14–18 by 8–10 μm, while the asci are 175-–220 by 9–12 μm.[1] It is found in Europe and North America.

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  1. ^ Kuo M. (January 2005). "Cheilymenia stercorea". MushroomExpert.com. Retrieved 2014-05-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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