Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Chlorociboria aeruginascens (Nyl.) Kanouse ex C.S. Ramamurthi, Korf & L.R. Batra
Synonyms: Chlorosplenium aeruginascens
Chlorosplenium aeruginosum
Helotium aeruginascens
Helvella aeruginosa
Peziza aeruginascens
Common Name: Green Elfcup


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Chlorociboria aeruginascensPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (16)
Quercus petraea (7)
Salix (6)
Betula pubescens (5)
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Quercus (4)
Alnus glutinosa (4)
Betula pendula (2)
Acer (1)
Beech (1)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Hazel (1)
Salix caprea (1)
Salix cinerea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (21)
Woodland (9)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Acid pedunculate oak-hazel-ash woods: Heavy soil form (1)
Bog (1)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Quercus petraea-Betula pubescens-Oxalis acetosella woodland (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (41)
Castanea sativa (11)
Quercus rubra (8)
Acer pseudoplatanus (5)
Dead Branch (4)
wood (3)
branch (2)
Fallen Wood (2)
Soil (2)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Log (1)
Tree (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
February (1)
April (14)
May (11)
June (2)
July (3)
August (12)
September (20)
October (33)
November (8)
December (2)