perhaps H. virescens
Spores 5-6 × 2-3 µm long, inamyloid.
Ellipsoid but quite tapered at both ends
Hairs around cup septate and strongly tuberculate
Discoid ascomycetes with an olive green fertile surface and strikingly bright yellow-green fuzzy rim.
We all viewed these tiny specimens with a hand lens.
Very young specimens on cut end of what I believe was Comarostaphylis (summer holly) in the Channel Islands section of the garden.
On earwigs (Forficula auricularia)
Perhaps the yellow and orange bands are a hyperparasite?
On Bay-laurel Wood
Ascomycota is a Division/Phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya. Its members are commonly known as the sac fungi. They are the largest phylum of Fungi, with over 64,000 species. The defining feature of this fungal group is the "ascus" (from Greek: ἀσκός (askos), meaning "sac" or "wineskin"), a microscopic sexual structure in which nonmotile spores, called ascospores, are formed. However, some species of the Ascomycota are asexual, meaning...