Brown Cup - Rutstroemia firma
This species is 0.5 to 1.5 cm across, cup shaped, expanding to a flattened and wavy shape, attached by a short stalk 2 to 3 mm long, inner surface ochraceous brown, outer similarly coloured and becoming wrinkled.
On the dead and blackened wood of fallen branches, often on fallen oak branches.
Autumn to early winter.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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