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Disciotis venosa (Pers.) Fr. (Bleach Cup)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kibby, G., 2000 Fungal Portraits, No. 4: Disciotis venosa

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Disciotis venosa (Bleach Cup)

Disciotis venosa may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
(an order of cup fungi and discomycetes)
Macromycetes (via Morchellaceae) Fungi s.l.

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A large and distinctive cup fungus which can be found commonly on calcareous substrates in the spring. The rather fragile fungus is pale buff on the outside and a rich brown inside, with a distinctive smell of chlorine bleach. It is more closely related to the morels than to Peziza.
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