Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Scarlet Cup Fungi - Tropical Cookeina sulcipes

Common Name: Scarlet Cup Fungi
Scientific Name:Tropical Cookeina sp.
Description: Cookeina is a genus of tropical cup fungi that often have bright colors stipes and hairs along the edges of the cup.
Habitat/Substrate: Members of the Tropical Cookeina sp. grow as saprotrophs on dead wood, and especially in the case ofTropical Cookeina sp. on mostly damp branches or twigs of hard-wood species often in association with damp loving mosses
Photo by: Aishah Farhana Shahbudin
Id by: Johari Jalinas and Gerrit J. Keizer
Location: Gunung Senyum, Jengka, Pahang Darul Makmur
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