11. PEZIZALES

PEZIZACEAE

Ascobolus stercorarius (Bull.) Schroet.

van der Byl (1929 b) 103 ; Nel (1942) 10.

Ascobolus furfuraceus Pers., Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 145.

on cow dung, Boschberg, MacOwan 1267 (S.A.M. 33418) Kew ; Gordon's Bay, Verwoerd (Stell. 89 ; v. d. Byl 1161) Kew.

Ascophanus durbanensis v. d. Byl

van der Byl (1925 a) 169 ; Nel (1942) 10.

on dung, Durban, v. d. Byl 590, Type.

Ascophanus granulatus (Bull.) Speg.

on cow dung, Boschberg, MacOwan 1403 (S.A.M. 33397) 20809.

Ascophanus granuliformis (Crouan) Boud. affinis.

Gibbs (1909) 416.

on dung, Matopo Hills, Cheesman.

Ascophanus sp.

Nel (1942) 10.

on horse dung, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd (v. d. Byl 1171).

Cheilymenia pulcherrima (Crouan) Boud.

on horse manure, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd, Kew.

Cookeina colensoi (Berk.) Seaver

Peziza (Hymenoscypha) aluticolor Berk., Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 144; v. d. Byl (1929 a) 319.

Geopyxis aluticolor Berk., Sacc. Syll. Fung. VII : 65.

on wood and bark, Inanda, Medley Wood 678, 11045 ; Boschberg, MacOwan 1101 ; Nottingham Road, v. d. Byl 543, 12491 ; Buccleuch, Leighton, 11689 ; Town Bush Valley, Rump 309, 28706; ? on wood, Teyateyaneng, Hean, 33504.

Discina (?) submembranacea P. Henn.

Hennings (1895 b) 327 ; Sacc. Syll. Fung. XIV : 747.

on sandy ground, Woodbush, Schlechter.

Geopyxis ammophila Dur. & Mont.

van der Byl (1929 b) 103 ; Nel (1942) 20.

on sandy soil, around Hopefield, v. d. Byl 1181, 1918 ; Langewens, Malmesbury, v. d. Byl 2727.

Geopyxis cupularis (Linn. ex Fr.) Sacc.

Peziza cupularis Linn., Thunberg (1800) 182.

Cape, Thunberg.

Humana epitricha Berk.

Sacc. Syll. Fung. VIII : 121.

Peziza epitricha Berk. (1843 b) 103.

on charred wood, Uitenhage, Zeyher 58.

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Humarina leucoloma (Hedw.) Seaver

on humus and on charred wood, Fountains Valley, Bottomley, 28578.

Humarina sp.

on damp soil in greenhouse, Prinshof, Liebenberg, 28579.

Lachnea capensis v. d. Byl

van der Byl (1925 a) 169.

Lachnea capensis Lloyd (1922) 1123 ; Stevenson & Cash (1936) 26.

as Scutellinia capensis Nel (1942) 21.

on horse dung, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd (Stell. 91 ; v. d. Byl 1170) ; Hoha Forest, Insikeni Forest Reserve, Kauffman, Type (Lloyd Myc. Coll. 28045) 14483.

Fide Stevenson & Cash (l.c.) the type specimen appears to be a Bulgaria, close to Bulgaria (Sarcosoma) moelleriana P. Henn., or possibly identical with that species.

Lamprospora leiocarpa (Curr.) Seaver

as Plicaria leiocarpa Curr., Lloyd (1922) 1160.on ground, Stellenbosch Flats, Duthie 313, 31480.

Lasiobolus equinus Karst.

Sacc. Syll. Fung. VIII : 537.

Ascobolus ciliatus Schum. (?- A. ciliatus Berk.) Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 145.

on cow dung, Somerset East, MacOwan 1403; on horse manure, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd, Kew.

Melastiza charteri (Smith) Boud.

on dead wood, Cathedral Peak, Lawrence, 33913.

Patella albida (Schaeff.) Seaver

Lachnea hemispherica (Wigg. ex Fr.) Gill., Lloyd (1916 d) L. 63 : 4 ; van der Byl (1922 d) 283.

? as Scutellinia hemispherica, Nel (1942) 21.

on soil, Stellenbosch, Krige (Duthie 427), Verwoerd (Stell. 94 ; v. d. Byl 1144).

Patella coprinaria (Cooke) Seaver

Cheilymenia coprinaria Boud., van der Byl (1929 b) 103.

as Scutellinia coprinaria, Nel (1942) 21.

on dung, Gordon's Bay, Verwoerd (Stell. 92 ; v. d. Byl 1162).

Patella lusatiae (Cooke) Seaver

Peziza (Scutellinia) lusatiae Cooke, Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 144.

Lachnea lusatiae Cooke, Sacc., Syll. Fung. VIII : 178.

on rotten wood, Boschberg, MacOwan 1130, Kew.

Patella scutellata (Linn.) Morgan

Simpson & Talbot (1946) 132.

on rotten wood amongst moss, Xumeni Forest, Doidge, 28317 ; ? Boschberg,

MacOwan 1130 (S.A. M. 33404) ; on fallen Olea, Qudeni Forest, Simpson & Talbot, 34943.

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Peziza abietina Pers.

? on timber, Jubilee Mine, Pilgrims Rest, Lurie 28, 28760.

Peziza africana v. d. Byl

on ground in old stable, Stellenbosch, Verwoerd (v. d. Byl 1706).

Peziza cyphellum Kalchbr.

in Herb. ? nom. nud.

on old trunks in bush, Boschberg, Tuck, MacOwan 1101 (S.A. M. 33392) 20838.

Peziza nilgherrensis Cooke

in Herb. ? nom. nud.

on bark, Inanda, Medley Wood 549, 9471, 11048 ; ? Nottingham Road; v. d. Byl 544, 12490.

Peziza repanda Pers.

on rotten wood, Xumeni Forest, Doidge, 28318 ; on damp soil, Kingwilliamstown, Leighton, 28956.

Peziza vesiculosa Bull.

Berkeley (1876 a) 176.

on damp, clayey soil, Lions Head, above Kloof Road, Eaton, Kew ; ? on paper buried in soil, Prinshof, Storey, 30987.

Phillipsia domingensis Berk.

Helotium purpuratum Kalchbr., von Thuemen (1880) no. 1614 ; Sacc. Syll. Fung. X : 7.

Phillipsia kermesina Kalchbrenner & Cooke (1880) 25 ; Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 144 ; Sacc. Syll. Fung. VIII : 151.

on fallen, decaying branches, Boschberg, MacOwan 1102 (Thuem. Myc. univ. 1614 ; Roum. Fung. Sel. Exsicc. 4634 ; S.A. M. 33418) 21957, Kew ; Natal, Medley Wood 411, Kew.

Plectania coccinea (Scop.) Fuck.

Peziza coccinea Jacq., Kalchbrenner (1882 a) 144.

Sarcoscypha coccinea Jacq., Sacc. Syll. Fung. VIII : 154.

on dead twigs, Somerset East, MacOwan 1126 b ; Fountains Valley, Bottomley, 14497 ; Reinecke, 21214, Bottomley & Louwrens, 28586 ; ? Haenertsburg, (T.R.L. 271).

Plectania occidentalis (Schw.) Seaver

on dead twigs, Cathedral Peak, Lawrence, 33915.

Pyronema omphaloides (Bull.) Fuck.

Hopkins (1938 a) 104.

Pyronema confuens (Pers.) Tul., Eyles (1924 b) 748, (1926) 649 ; Verwoerd (1929 b) 27.

as Pyronema sp., Nel (1942) 21.

on soil, Eldorado (Rh. 1) ; Salisbury (Rh. 1398) ; on soil in tobacco seed beds, Eyles (v. d. Byl 206) ; Stellenbosch, Verwoerd ; on burnt ground, Grahamstown, Archibald, 33432 ; Mamagalieskraal, Venter, 33507.

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Rhizina inflata (Schaeff.) Karst.

on wood, Knysna, Laughton, 34391.

Rhizina resupinata Lloyd

Lloyd (1923) 1179 ; Stevenson & Cash (1936) 26.

on surface of clayey soil, Papegaaisberg, Duthie 306 (Lloyd Myc. Coll. 32508) 31474.

Doubtful species.

Saccobolus depauperatus (Berk. & Br.) Phill.

Gibbs (1909) 416.

on dung, Matopo Hills, Cheesman.

HELVELLACEAE

Helvella mitra Linn.

on damp soil, Rosebank, Bottomley, 24355 ; in pine woods, off Newlands Av., Bottomley, 24386.

Morchella conica Pers.

Marloth (1913) 23, Pl. IV ; van der Byl (1922 d) 283, (1929 b) 103.

on ground, Stellenbosch, Duthie ; near water's edge, Debbe's Ravine, Bottomley, 24345 ; Cape Town, v. d. Byl ; Cape, Kew (ex Herb. Cooke) ; on bed of wattle tan, Kingwilliamstown, Leighton, 28955 ; on ground, Knapdaar, Gideon Joubert, 14639 ; Zoutpansberg, 407 ; Retreat, Marloth, 11818.

Morchella esculenta (Linn.) Pers.

Berkeley (1876 a) 176.

on ground, Groote Schuur, Eaton, Kew ; in woods near Cape Town, MacOwan (S.A. M. 33381) Kew.

It seems probable that these two specimens are Morchella conica ; the latter species is common at the Cape, and there is no recent record of M. esculenta.