Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Pezizaceae
Species: Peziza varia (Hedw.) Fr.
Synonyms: Aleuria varia
Octospora varia
Common Name: Layered Cup


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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Built up area, agricultural/forestry (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Grassland: neutral, semi-improved, lowland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (4)
Quercus rubra (2)
Soil (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Moss (1)
Norway Maple (1)
Standing Dead Tree (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (2)
April (1)
May (2)
September (1)
October (2)
November (1)
December (1)