Species: Ascocoryne sarcoides (Jacq) Groves & Wilson.Go Back
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Description:
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This cup fungus is a little odd in having two different forms. When sexual reproduction occurs it forms a cup like structure. When asexual reproduction occurs (which is effectively a clone of its self) then it forms a stalked structure. In both forms it is still deep purple in colour. 
Common name: Purple Jellydisc
Found: Native Forest
Substrate: On wood
Spore: ?
Height: 10 mm
Width: 15 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Scale bar 
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 2 mm.
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar 
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 Scale = 2 mm.
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar 
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Asexual reproductionScale = 2 mm.
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar  
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Asexual reproduction Scale = 2 mm.
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Ascocoryne sarcoidesScale bar  
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Asexual reproduction Scale = 2 mm.
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