arachnopeziza

Arachnopeziza aurelia | ©Juraj Komar   (Slovakia)

Arachnopeziza aurelia is a species of ascomycete relatively common in Europe, but difficult to locate because of its small size and birth semi-hidden by plant debris. It is a tiny but beautiful saprophytic ascomycete, easily determined in the field by its appearance and red-orange color [source]. 

Fungi - Ascomycota - Pezizomycotina - Leotiomycetes - Helotiales - Hyaloscyphaceae - Arachnopeziza - A. aurelia