Blistered Cup Fungus - Peziza vesiculosa

    Description

    Fleshy, cup shaped fungus, inner surface smooth, white then yellow-brown, outer surface white, then yellow-brown, scurfy, and growing to10 cm across.

    Habitat

    Dung heaps, well manured ground and rotting straw

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Widespread in Britain and quite common in specific farm or garden habitat. 

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map