Definition of Sarcoscypha coccinea

1. Noun. A discomycete that is a harbinger of spring; the fruiting body is thin and tough and saucer-shaped (about the size of quarter to a half dollar) with a deep bright red upper surface and a whitish exterior.

Exact synonyms: Scarlet Cup
Generic synonyms: Cup Fungus, Discomycete



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoscypha Coccinea

Sarcocystis miescheriana
Sarcocystis suihominis
Sarcocystis tenella
Sarcodes
Sarcodes sanguinea
Sarcophaga carnaria
Sarcophilus
Sarcophilus hariisi
Sarcopsylla penetrans
Sarcopsyllidae
Sarcoptes
Sarcoptes scabiei
Sarcoptidae
Sarcorhamphus
Sarcorhamphus papa
Sarcoscypha coccinea
Sarcoscyphaceae
Sarcosomataceae
Sarcosporidia
Sarcostemma
Sarcostemma acidum
Sarda
Sarda chiliensis
Sarda lineolata
Sarda sarda
Sardar
Sardegna
Sardes
Sardina
Sardina pilchardus

Literary usage of Sarcoscypha coccinea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"sarcoscypha coccinea, Jacq. May. 1907. The common scarlet cup-fungus found on sticks in woods in early Spring, and sometimes late in the Fall. ..."

2. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"sarcoscypha coccinea, Jacq. May. 1907. The common scarlet cup-fungus found on sticks in woods in early Spring, and sometimes late in the Fall. ..."

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