Ascobolus stercorarius

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Ascobolus stercorarius is a species of apothecial fungus belonging to the family Ascobolaceae.

This is a European species appearing as yellowish discs, turning brown at maturity, up to 5 mm across on animal dung, especially cow, from spring to autumn.


  • Jordan, Michael (2004). The Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe. Frances Lincoln Publishers. p. 34. ISBN 978-0-7112-2379-0.
  • Ascobolus stercorarius at Species Fungorum