Sarcoscypha dudleyi

Coll. C3216B
Coll. C3216B
© R. McNeil

Sarcoscypha dudleyi (Peck) Baral, Z. Mykol., 50 (1): 124 (1984).


Basionym Peziza dudleyi Peck, Rep. (Annual) New York State Mus. Nat. Hist., 47: 149 (1894).

Diagnosis Cups irregular, one to two inches broad, sessile, externally with a minute appressed white tomentum; hymenium bright yellow inclining to saffron or orange, often rimulose ; asci cylindrical ; spores oblong, even, binucleate, somewhat granular within, .001 to .0012 in. long, .0005 to .0006 broad; paraphyses filiform, slightly thickened at the tips.
Ground and decayed wood. Ithaca. October. Dudley.
This fungus appears to be related to such species as P. aurantia and P. incequalis, from both of which it is at once distinguished by its yellow hymenium and larger spores.

Type ex herb. Peck (NY) - holotypus

MycoBank 107274


Baral H.O. 1984. Taxonomische und ökologische Studien über Sarcoscypha coccinea agg., Zinnoberrote Kelchbecherlinge. (Kurzfassung). Zeitschrift für Mykologie, 50 (1): 117-145.
Harrington F.A. 1998. Relationships among Sarcoscypha species: Evidence from molecular and morphological characters. Mycologia, 90 (2): 235-243.
Harrington F.A., Potter D. 1997. Phylogenetic relationships within Sarcoscypha based upon nucleotide sequences of the internal transcribed spacer of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Mycologia, 89 (2): 258-267.
Kanouse B.B. 1948. The genus Plectania and its segregates in North America. Mycologia, 40 (4): 482-497.
Peck C.H. 1894. Report of the Botanist (1893). Report (Annual) of the New York State Museum of Natural History, 47: 131-174.

Classification: Sarcoscyphaceae, Sarcoscypha

Created on 03/06/2015.

Updated on 02/08/2023.


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