Wild Florida Photo - Fluted Bird's Nest

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Fluted Bird's Nest

Lake Helen, FL
FL

 

This tiny cup fungi is less than 1cm (~3/8 in.) in diameter and is widely distributed throughout North America. For an interesting description of this fungi and how it reproduces, see the Wikipedia entry on this species

Kingdom: Fungi
  Phylum: Basidiomycota
    Class: Basidiomycetes
      Order: Agaricales
        Family: Agaricaceae (formerly classed as Nidulariaceae)

For a taxonomic tree and links to other fungi posted on Wild Florida Photo see the Fungi at Wild Florida Photo page.

 

Categories: fungi

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