Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Orbiliomycetes
Order: Orbiliales Family: Orbiliaceae
Species: Orbilia xanthostigma (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Calloria xanthostigma
Orbilia leucostigma var. xanthostigma
Peziza xanthostigma
Common Name: Common Glasscup


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Orbilia xanthostigmaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Hypoxylon rubiginosum (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, acidic (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (3)
Log (3)
Rotting Wood (2)
Decorticated Wood (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (1)
August (1)
September (10)
October (8)