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Peziza

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Kingdom  Fungi
Family  Pezizaceae
Higher classification  Pezizaceae
Order  Pezizales
Division  Ascomycota
Scientific name  Peziza
Rank  genus
Photo of a Peziza, a large genus of saprophytic cup fungi grows on the ground surrounded by dry leaves and mosses.
Lower classifications  Peziza repanda, Peziza praetervisa
Similar  Peziza repanda, Peziza praetervisa, Peziza cerea

Ascomycetes cup fungus peziza domiciliana


Peziza is a large genus of saprophytic cup fungi that grow on the ground, rotting wood, or dung. Most members of this genus are of unknown edibility and are difficult to identify as separate species without use of microscopy. The polyphyletic genus has been estimated to contain over 100 species.

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Photo of two Peziza, a large genus of saprophytic cup fungi grows on the ground.

Cup fungi peziza arvenensis on log


Species

Species include:

Photo of three Peziza, a large genus of saprophytic cup fungi grows on the ground with grass on its side.
  • Peziza ampliata
  • Peziza arvernensis
  • Peziza badia
  • Peziza cerea
  • Peziza domiciliana
  • Peziza echinospora
  • Peziza erini
  • Peziza fimeti
  • Peziza granulosa
  • Peziza infossa
  • Peziza micropus group
  • Peziza moseri
  • Peziza oliviae
  • Peziza ostracoderma
  • Peziza petersii
  • Peziza phyllogena
  • Peziza praetervisa
  • Peziza repanda
  • Peziza succosa
  • Peziza sylvestris
  • Peziza varia
  • Peziza vesiculosa
  • Peziza violacea

  • Photo showing the different parts of a Peziza.
    Photo of a big Peziza, a large genus of saprophytic cup fungi grows on the ground.
    Photo of a color orange Peziza grows on the ground.
    Photo of big and small color orange Peziza grows on the ground.

    References

    Peziza Wikipedia


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