The genus Spathularia has the spore body flattened and growing down both sides of the stem.

Velvety Spathularia

Spathularia vellltipes (See Plate Facing Page 132)

Spore Body - Flattened, tawny yellow, shaped like a spatula, with the spore surface wavy and growing down two sides of the stem.

Stem - Hollow, minutely velvety, dark brown tinged with yellow.

Flesh - Firm and tough, shrinking little in drying.

Habitat - Mossy trunks in damp woods.

Au-ran'-shl-a Ve-lu'-tt-pes

Golden Peziza (edible). (Peziza aurantia, Pers.)

Golden Peziza (edible). (Peziza aurantia, Pers.).

Peziza odorata. Pk. (edible). Reduced. See page 137.

Peziza odorata. Pk. (edible). Reduced. See page 137.