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The picture does not do justice to this mushroom's vivid orange.
A fresco in the Roman town of Herculaneum appears to depict Lactarius deliciosus and is one of the earliest pieces of art to illustrate a fungus.
Thank you again Corduneanu, I was thinking Lactarius but not sure where to start. Check the note I added, found this very interesting.
Looks like Lactarius deliciosus
Lat: 35.12, Long: -85.35
Spotted on Aug 5, 2012 Submitted on Aug 6, 2012