Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Pyronemataceae
Species: Otidea alutacea (Pers.) Massee
Synonyms: Peziza alutacea
Peziza cochleata (b.) alutacea
Peziza cochleata alutacea
Peziza cochleata alutacea
Scodellina alutacea
Common Name: Tan Ear


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Otidea alutaceaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (6)
Quercus (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (6)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Bare ground (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Larch (Larix) (8)
Soil (5)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Mossy (2)
Leaf Litter (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
July (3)
August (4)
September (11)
October (11)