Peziza petersii

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Peziza petersii

12 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Cup shaped, often flattened and folded, inner surface smooth, brown, outer surface granular, brown with whitish scales, to about 8 cm across

Flesh

Thin, grey

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On burnt wood and on fire sites

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, warty (11-13) x (5-6.5)µm2. Asci (250-280) x (11-12)µm2. Asci tips blued in iodine. Paraphyses equal, septate, tips swollen, containing brown matter.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Peziza petersii

6 October 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Peziza petersii

6 October 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Peziza petersii

25 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Peziza petersii

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 25 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Peziza petersii

Paraphyses in Melzer's solution viewed with a x40 objective. 25 September 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin