Description: Grows in clusters on clayey soil.
Cup-shaped, but often becoming flattened; width of
collected material 11 - 16 mm; bright orange and
smooth without a stipe; margin finely serrated.
Spores: elliptical, warted and reticulated,
17 - 19 x 9 - 11 µm (Q = 1.76 - 1.93, Qav = 1.84;
n=20). Asci: eight-spored, up to 240 x 12 µm, tips not turning
blue in Melzner's reagent. Paraphyses: with swollen and rounded ends, 170 -
200µm in length, 3 - 5µm thick, swollen at the tips (6 -
9µm), with dull orange-brown contents.