Peziza ammophila

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Peziza ammophila
Peziza ammophila Betty's Bay 02.jpg
at Betty's Bay
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P. ammophila
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Peziza ammophila
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Peziza ammophila is a fungus in the cup fungus genus Peziza. It grows on sand dunes and beaches. As it gets older, it comes out from the sand and splits. It grows spring through winter, and in North America. It is cup shaped. The Dutch call these Zandtulpjes, or "sand tulips."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast by Noah Siegel and Christian Schwarz