Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales Family: Rutstroemiaceae
Species: Rutstroemia firma (Pers.) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Ciboria ochroleuca
Hymenoscyphus firma
Lanzia firma
Peziza firma
Phialea firma
Poculum firmum
Common Name: Brown Cup


Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Rutstroemia firmaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (9)
Quercus robur (5)
Quercus (4)
Alnus glutinosa (3)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (9)
Woodland (5)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Acid sessile oak-hazel-ash woods (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, under planted (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (6)
Fallen Twig (6)
Quercus rubra (5)
Twig (3)
Dead Branch (2)
Dead Wood (2)
Fallen Branch (2)
Dead Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (4)
June (1)
September (3)
October (23)
November (5)