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Ciboria batschiana

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 3 December 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Ciboria batschiana (NL: Eikelbekertje / EN: Ciboria batschiana / DE: Brauner Eichelbecherling / FR: Ciboria batschiana) is a small cup shaped or flat fungus found growing on old acorns in broadleaf woodland under Oak during Autumn. Initially cup-shaped (5-15mm), then concave and finally flattened with age, inner surface smooth and cinnamon brown, outer surface similarly coloured and with fine downy hairs. Attached to the substrate by a slender stalk (Up to 20mm long).

Image: Zoersel (BE) – 01/10/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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4 Dec 2012 4:30am

Canon EOS 400D
1/30 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

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