Arcyria incarnata

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Arcyria incarnata

Common on dead wood, rarely reported from dung and on bark of living trees.

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Sporocarps usually short-stalked to sub-sessile and usually crowded in small groups. Calyculus saucer-shaped , usually radially plicate , the inner surface either smooth or decorated with warts or papillae which are sometimes connected by low ridges to form a broken reticulum . Capillitium expanding to form a very lax (wide-meshed) net and only very loosely connected to the interior of the stalk apex and easily detached, expanding 3-4 times the original size. Spore-mass salmon-pink.

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Inedible.

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