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Orange Fan Brackets

Anthracophyllum archeri

Description:

Masses of these pale orange to vibrant red fans may totally cover the twigs on which they grow. They are attached laterally to the substrate with or without a very short stem. Gills are a similar colour to the cap and very widelt spaced. The texture is smooth and leathery.

Habitat:

Native forests – mainly moist forests, but also drier woodlands and forests. Dead wood; such as twigs; bracken; creepers and bark; saprotrophic.

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10 Comments

Gaia80
Gaia80 3 years ago

Beautiful fungi! Congratulations!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 3 years ago

Congratulations!

Congratulations on SOTD.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 3 years ago

Awesome! Congrats.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Congrats. ;)

Beautiful find Charlie,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

Congratulations Charlie, these vibrant Orange Fans are our Spotting of the Day!

"These vibrant Orange Fans (Anthracophyllum archeri) are our Spotting of the Day! A fungus in the family Marasmiaceae, Anthracophyllum archeri grows on dead wood in native forests. Most records for this species are from Australia and New Zealand".

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SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 3 years ago

These are SUPER!! :)

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 5 years ago

They are , i love these and have been after "Fresh" one's for some time , normally i find them all crimpled , and ageing , but without the vibrant colour .

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Nice spotting, Charlie. An interesting species.

CharliePrice
Spotted by
CharliePrice

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Jun 30, 2015
Submitted on Jun 30, 2015

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