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Anthracobia muelleri

Charcoal Cups

Anthracobia muelleri (Berk.) Rifai (1968)

Charcoal Cups

Fire responsive fungus

Cup/disc fungus: Very small yellowish-orange disc, 2-4 mm diam., slightly concave or flat with short dark brown hairs irregularly clumped especially around the margin of the disc. Stalkless

Habitat:  Burnt ground and burnt wood.

Habit: Gregarious to densely crowded and contorted

Spore deposit: colourless, c. 18 x 7 µm, oblong-ellipsoidal

Comments: Always associated with burnt areas, often colonising large areas of ground after bushfires.

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Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at FS Private Property - 9 Mar 2020 by Stewart Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at Red Head Villages Bushcare - 23 Feb 2020 by PatB Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Feb 2020 by LisaH
Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at FS Private Property - 9 Mar 2020 by Stewart
Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at Red Head Villages Bushcare - 23 Feb 2020 by PatB
Anthracobia muelleri (Charcoal Cups) at Broulee, NSW - 23 Feb 2020 by LisaH

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Species information

  • Anthracobia muelleri Scientific name
  • Charcoal Cups Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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