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Ascomycota

Ascomycota is a phylum whose members are commonly known as Sac Fung because their spores are usually in a sac (ascus). Of the Ascomycota normally in field guides, the largest group is usually the cup fungi.


Cup Fungi

Pezizales > Pezizaceae > Peziza repanda?
Possibly one of the Pezizaceae which is a large group of cup fungi found On a variety of decaying organic material including organic household waste. More>>


Cup Fungi

Heliotales > Heliotaceae > Bisporella citrina? (Lemon Drops)
Tiny cup fungi Saprobic (feeds on decaying wood) in dense clusters. Fruiting body cup- to disc-shaped up to 3 mm across, tiny stem or nearly... More>>


Cup Fungi

Heliotales > Heliotaceae > Chlorociboria aeruginascens
This specimen was photographed in Lamington NP. Chloricibora species are frequently found on decaying wood in moist forests. They stain the wood... More>>


Cup Fungi

Pezizales > Pyrenemataceae > Aleuria sp?
Aleuria is a genus of fungi in the Pyrenemataceae, a large family in the order Ascomycota. In north America the best known is Aleuria aurantia,... More>>


Cup Fungi

Pezizales> Pyrenemataceae > Scutellinia scutellata? (Eyelash Cup)
Scutellinia species are very similar to each other. They grow gregariously or in clusters. The stemless fruiting body is is broadly cup shaped... More>>