Sarcoscypha coccinea

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Noun1.Sarcoscypha coccinea - a discomycete that is a harbinger of springSarcoscypha coccinea - a discomycete that is a harbinger of spring; the fruiting body is thin and tough and saucer-shaped (about the size of quarter to a half dollar) with a deep bright red upper surface and a whitish exterior
cup fungus, discomycete - any fungus that is a member of the subclass Discomycetes
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Twenty-three of the fungi were basidiomycetes, including Puccinia podophylli [May Apple Rust] and Rhodotuspalmatus [Netted Rhodotus], and 2 fungi were ascomycetes, including Sarcoscypha coccinea [Scarlet Cup] and Galiella rufa [Hairy Rubber Cup].
Sarcoscypha jurana, una especie poco frecuente en Espana.