Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Hyaloscyphaceae
Species: Lachnum apalum (Berk. & Broome) Nannf.
Synonyms: Dasyscyphus apalus
Dasyscyphus juncicola
Erinella apala
Erinella juncicola
Lachnella apala
Peziza apala
Common Name: Rush Disco

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Lachnum apalumPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
Photographer: Stuart Dunlop

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Juncus effusus (3)
Juncus inflexus (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Stem (2)
Litter (2)
Stem (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (3)
November (1)
December (2)