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Sarcoscypha coccinea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: Dikarya
Phylum: Ascomycota
(Berk 1857) Caval.-Sm. 1998

Ascomycota is a phylum of fungi (kingdom Fungi), members are commonly known as the Sac Fungi, characterized by a saclike structure, the ascus, which contains four to eight ascospores in the sexual stage.

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