EN: Acorn cup
DE: Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
FR: Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
Image: Ranst (BE) - 02/09/2014
The Acorn cup is a saprobic fungus growing gregariously or in clusters during summer and fall on beech nuts, hickory shells, acorns (as in this image), and other nuts. The fruiting bodies are cup shaped to disc shaped; the disc up to 4 mm across.
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