Sarcoscypha austriaca - The fruiting body has a diameter of 10 to 50 mm, with regular cup, cup or cup shape, with a short or longer stem. Inner side (with a generic layer) shiny, cinnabaric red. Outer side lighter, depending on the humidity level off-white, pink or yellowish-orange, slightly pleist-capillary. Lyophilic and waxy consistency. In the microscopic image, the distinctive feature of the Austrian cup is also the twisted Italian side of the bowl.

Taste similar to the taste of radish.

Occurrence: II - V, in the period of snow melting, on the branches of alder or willow lying on the ground.

Value: Inedible.