Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Pyronemataceae
Species: Cheilymenia stercorea (Pers.) Boud.
Synonyms: Lachnea stercorea
Patella stercorea
Peziza stercorea
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Cheilymenia stercoreaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
Photographer: Roy Anderson

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Bos domestic (13)
Ovis domestic (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Grassland: neutral, semi-improved, lowland (3)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (3)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (2)
Acid sessile oak-hazel-ash woods (1)
Flush and spring: basic (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Heathland: wet heath/acid grassland mosaic, upland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Scrub: scattered, neutral (1)
Sump alderwoods (1)
Woodland (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dung (15)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (8)
February (3)
March (3)
April (2)
August (1)
September (1)
October (2)
November (2)
December (3)