Earth Tongue
Height ~30mm
Adelaide Hills
Orange Cup Fungus
Cupping & Texture
Orange Cup Fungus (Discinella terrestris)Class: Fungi (Fungi) - Sac Fungi (Ascomycota) - Cup Fungi (Leotiomycetes)
Order: Cup Fungi (Helotiales)
Family: Cup Fungus (Helotiaceae)
Species: Orange Cup Fungus (Discinella terrestris)
This Photo:     Small Patch, ~2-10mm heads
Other name: Earth Buttons

Thank you Michal Dutkiewicz for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2016-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Aug-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.