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Fluted Bird's Nest Fungus - Cyathus striatus Habitat: Garden<br />
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''Cyathus striatus'', commonly known as the fluted bird's nest, is a common saprobic bird's nest fungus with a widespread distribution throughout temperate regions of the world. This fungus resembles a miniature bird's nest with numerous tiny "eggs"; the eggs, or ''peridioles'', are actually lens-shaped bodies that contain spores.

Similar species: Agaricales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 23, 2021. Captured Jul 4, 2020 20:54 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm