Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Bisporella citrina (Batsch) Korf & S.E. Carp.
Synonyms: Calycella citrina
Calycella claroflava
Calycella flava
Helotium citrinum
Helotium claroflavum
Helotium flavum
Octospora citrina
Peziza citrina
Peziza claroflava
Common Name: Lemon Disco


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Bisporella citrinaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (15)
Corylus avellana (9)
Betula pubescens (3)
Alnus glutinosa (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Beech (1)
Betula (1)
Alnus (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Quercus (1)
Salix caprea (1)
Alnus incana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (22)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland (5)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (3)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Wet valley alderwoods (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, coppice with standards (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (12)
Castanea sativa (11)
Dead Wood (8)
Quercus rubra (6)
Decorticated Wood (5)
Fallen Twig (3)
branch (2)
Dead Branch (2)
Fallen Wood (2)
Norway Maple (2)
wood (2)
Cut Trunk (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Root (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
Stump (1)
trunk, fallen (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (3)
February (1)
March (1)
April (1)
August (3)
September (12)
October (49)
November (7)
December (4)