Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Ascomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Sarcoscyphaceae
Species: Sarcoscypha austriaca (O. Beck ex Sacc.) Boud.
Common Name: Scarlet Elfcup
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Sarcoscypha austriacaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Betula (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Salix (1)
Salix cinerea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (8)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Fraxinus excelsior-Sorbus aucuparia-Mercurialis perennis woo (1)
Valley alderwoods on mineral soils (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Branch (1)
Cut Trunk (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Tree (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (12)
February (17)
March (4)
April (6)
May (1)
October (1)
November (2)
December (4)