Cedar Cup - Geopora sumneriana
4 to 7 cm in diameter spherical at first and growing below or flush with the surface but then pushing up and opening into a crown shaped cup, brown or greyish-brown densely covered in dark hairs on the outside and white or very pale yellow inside.
Nearly always under Cedar, occasionally Yew.
March to May
Likely to be found in groups, sometimes pushing against one another.
Uncommon in Britain with most records from south of a line from the Severn to the Humber.
Uncommon and very local in Leicestershire & Rutland where it may be restricted to just a few sites.
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