These are taller than the other two species, and the outside has a brown hairy appearance, while the inside of the cup is striped.
The peridioles of the Cyathus are similar to those of Crucibulum laeve in that they also are attached by threads.
This species is found on animal manure.
These differ from C. novazelandiae in that the outside "hairy" covering is grey, the stripes inside are concentric, and the peridioles are a dark grey.
This species is found worldwide, and is common on woodchip in gardens.
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