No Common Name Arachnopeziza aurelia (Persoon) Fuckel    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Leotiomycetes   >   Order Helotiales   >   Family Hyaloscyphaceae   >   Genus Arachnopeziza   

Status:

Found in groups on leaves, decaying wood, or soil in mixed woods.

Description:

Fruiting body: Tiny (up to 1/8") yellow cup; fertile surface (interior) smooth; infertile surface covered with short, stiff hairs. No stalk. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Arachnopeziza aurelia in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/23/2013). Determined by Lawrence Millman. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Arachnopeziza aurelia in Howard Co., Maryland (12/27/2015). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Arachnopeziza aurelia (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/4/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Spores from Arachnopeziza aurelia collected in Howard Co., Maryland (12/27/2015). Fusiform/elliptical, smooth, hyaline; measured 12.6 – 14.2 X 3.2 – 3.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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