| Scutellinia scutellata
|The specimens pictured above are approximately
5 mm in diameter; about a quarter inch.
|Fungus of the Month at
Tom Volk's Fungi
|The eyelash cup. This tiny sac fungus often grows in clusters
on well rotted wood. Found throughout the mushroom season.
|The bare upper surface is where spores are produced.
The outer surface is covered with fine hairs that
probably provide protection from debris and/or insects.