Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Sarcoscyphaceae
Species: Sarcoscypha austriaca var. austriaca (O. Beck ex Sacc.) Boud.
Synonyms: Peziza austriaca
Sarcoscypha austriaca
Common Name: Scarlet Elfcup

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Sarcoscypha austriaca var. austriacaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Alnus glutinosa (27)
Salix cinerea (3)
Salix (2)
Betula pubescens (1)
Betula (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Fraxinus excelsior-Sorbus aucuparia-Mercurialis perennis woo (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Swamp (1)
Valley alderwoods on mineral soils (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (14)
Twig (14)
Acer pseudoplatanus (10)
Castanea sativa (8)
Fallen Twig (3)
Fallen Wood (2)
wood (2)
Cut Trunk (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (11)
February (17)
March (10)
April (6)
May (1)
October (9)
November (3)
December (3)