Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Hyaloscyphaceae
Species: Lachnum virgineum (Batsch) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Crinipellis bicolor
Dasyscyphus virgineus
Lachnella virginea
Peziza virginea
Common Name: Snowy Disco


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Lachnum virgineumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Ulex europaeus (3)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Prunus lusitanica (1)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Rubus fruticosus agg. (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, upland (1)
Heathland: dry, upland, including Lichen/Bryophyte and Monta (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Wet valley alderwoods (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Wet Wood (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Fallen log (1)
Fruitbody (1)
Sawn Wood (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
March (1)
April (1)
May (5)
July (2)
September (4)
October (11)
November (4)
December (1)