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synonyms: Field Bird's Nest, Napf-Teuerling
Cyathus olla Mushroom
Ref No: 6704
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Cyathus olla 2 Mushroom
Ref No: 6705
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Brown
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

Napf-Teuerling Field Bird's Nest Cyathus olla Batsch. ex Pers. Fruit body 8–12mm across, 8–15mm high, trumpet-shaped, outer surface felty, yellowish-grey, inner silver-grey and smooth, containing several silver-grey ‘eggs’. Spores ovate, 10–14 x 6–8µ. Habitat on soil, twigs and other organic debris. Season early spring to early winter. Occasional. Not edible. Found In Europe and north America.

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Perma Ship (Bulgaria) - 31 May 2012

Bulgaria-Shipka May 2012
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 01 January 2011

Gdansk Bretowo.Poland
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Louanne Graeber (United States) - 20 December 2009

Found while cleaning mulched flower bed in Leander, TX.
Cyathus olla 2
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