Peziza phyllogena
These interesting specimens of Peziza phyllogena was growing under dry conditions. Note granulated and
roughened outer surface. Very brittle flesh; breaks easily. Spore print white.
Peziza badioconfusa is a synonym.
Grows single and in clusters in pine and hardwood forests. Early spring.
Spores measure 14-21 x 6.5-10.5
microns, finely warted with apical caps.
Asci (spore producing cells) with
blue reaction to iodine.
Peziza phyllogena