Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Getting your eye in …

Alder Goblet (Ciboria caucus)




Found solitary or in small groups on the fallen male catkins of the Common Alder Alnus glutinosa or willows, C. caucus is a widespread species though one that is easily overlooked due to its small size and wet habitat.

References:

Phillips, R. (2006). Mushrooms. London: Pan Macmillan, p. 369, fig. f.
Sterry, P. and Hughes. B. (2009). Collins Complete Guide to British Mushrooms and Toadstools. London: HarperCollins, p. 326, fig. p. 327.

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