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Sunday, 12 March 2017

Scarlet Elf Cup

We have a large number of these fungi in our woodland at Todmorden and they are spreading to different areas and increasing in number each year. Centre Vale park had its first record this year.

I have never seen one as large as this but if I had been born further into Yorkshire I would have used smaller coinage.

                                        Scarlet Elf Cup fungi

1 comment:

Steve Blacksmith said...

Yes, I think they are increasing. I've read that they were once gathered to dry and use as Christmas decorations, but they usually don't come up till well after Christmas.