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Scarlet Elf Cup 4.13

Scarlet Elf Cup. Kent Woodland.

Bumping into a fungus expert in the Kent woodlands, I was shown beautiful specimens of the scarlet elf cup (or scarlet elf cap or scarlet cup), Sarcoscypha coccinea covering areas of the forest floor.

New Forest

Fungus, New Forest, Hampshire.

Working in the New Forest, there are numerous piles of wood around covered with moss and fungus, thriving in these damp conditions.  Looking closer, I noticed  a shocking range of form and colour.