Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Helotiaceae
Species: Hymenoscyphus fagineus (Pers.) Dennis
Synonyms: Helotium fagineum
Ombrophila faginea
Peziza faginea
Phaeohelotium fagineum
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Hymenoscyphus fagineusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (8)
Beech (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Cupule (8)
Fruitbody (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (1)
September (1)
October (8)
November (1)