Tag Archive: Kildare

Scarlet Elfscup on the Forest Floor

Sarcoscypha austriaca, commonly referred to as Scarlet Elfcup, is a mushroom that is associated with dead wood and is often found on fallen trees and branches.  I stumbled across this red burst of… Continue reading

Woodland Jewel

It really does pay to wander off the beaten track while out for a walk. On my usual walk in Donadea Forest, Kildare, I decided to go off the well-worn path in search… Continue reading