Definition of Peziza coccinea
1. Noun. A scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp.
Generic synonyms: Cup Fungus, Discomycete
Group relationships: Genus Peziza, Peziza
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Literary usage of Peziza coccinea
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1. The Forest Trees of Britain by Charles Alexander Johns (1892)
"... crayons used by artists for drawing outlines are also prepared from Hazel-wood. One of the most beautiful of the British fungi (Peziza coccinea) ..."
2. The Wild Garland; Or, Prose and Poetry Connected with English Wild Flowers by S. Waring (1827)
"We die As your hours do; and dry Away . Like to the summer's rain, Or, as the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. Peziza coccinea. Jew's-ears. ..."
3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"The smaller plant, of which a part only is seen in the drawing, is of itself larger than we generally find the Peziza coccinea, although so far below its ..."
4. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1898)
"One specimen of Peziza coccinea was collected. ... One of the striking objects collected was the beautiful Scarlet Cup (Peziza coccinea). ..."