Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Leotiales Family: Bulgariaceae
Species: Bulgaria inquinans (Pers.) Fr.
Synonyms: Bulgaria polymorpha
Coryne turbinata
Lichen fungosus
Peziza inquinans
Peziza polymorpha
Peziza turbinata
Phaeobulgaria inquinans
Tremella turbinata
Common Name: Black Bulgar

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Bulgaria inquinansPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (20)
Quercus petraea (8)
Quercus robur (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Woodland: mixed (8)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Woodland (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Bog (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Marginal/inundation: marginal (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (7)
Dead Wood (7)
Fallen Tree (4)
Acer pseudoplatanus (3)
Rotting Wood (2)
Tree (2)
Log (1)
Norway Maple (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
trunk, fallen (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (1)
March (3)
April (1)
May (3)
June (2)
August (1)
September (8)
October (21)
November (6)
December (3)