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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. ''C. striatus'' can be distinguished from most other bird's nest fungi by its hairy exterior and grooved inner walls. Although most frequently found growing on dead wood.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Vesna Marić
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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020.