Peziza domiciliana

Peziza domiciliana, a cup fungus often referred to as the common indoor mushroom is usually associated with water-damaged buildings. “Domiciliana” means “around the house”. It has been found in a wide range of habitats including carpets in living rooms, shower stalls, damp closets, behind refrigerators, around leaky water beds, in cellars, greenhouses, under porches, damp walls, and even in cars. Peziza is the sexual state (or what mycologists call teleomorph) of this fungus. The asexual state … [Read more...]