Anthracobia maurilabra (Anthracobia maurilabra)
- Department: Ascomycota (Ascomycetes)
- Subdivision: Pezizomycotina (Pesizomycotins)
- Class: Pezizomycetes (Pecicomycetes)
- Subclass: Pezizomycetidae (Pecicomycetes)
- Order: Pezizales
- Family: Pyronemataceae (Pyronema)
- Genus: Anthracobia (Anthracobia)
- Species: Anthracobia maurilabra (Anthracobia maurilabra)
Photo by: Tatiana Svetlova
Anthracobia maurilabra belongs to the large family of pyroneme, while it is a poorly studied species.
It grows in all regions, is a carbophilus fungus, as it prefers to grow in areas after fires. It is also found on rotten wood, forest floor, on bare soil.
Fruit bodies – apothecia are cup-shaped, sessile. The sizes are very different – from a few millimeters to 8-10 centimeters.
The surface of the bodies has a bright orange color, since pigments from the carotenoid group are present in the pulp. Many specimens have slight pubescence.
Anthracobia maurilabra, although found in all regions, is a rare species.
The mushroom is classified as inedible.