One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A fungus of decaying wood, producing small groups of shallow short-stemmed cups with a scarlet interior, found in both Eurasia and North America.
- ‘From the photo it is pretty obvious that the cup fungus pictured is the Scarlet Cup.’
- ‘The scarlet elf cup, Sarcoscypha coccinea, is one of the most eye-catching edible fungi.’
- ‘Peter James takes us on a tour through the enthralling world of scarlet elf cups, death caps and King Alfred's cakes.’
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