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Orange peel fungus

Aleuria aurantia

Description:

Bright orange cup fungus. Spore print is white.

Habitat:

Growing on the ground inside the greenhouse at a time when it isn't usually watered.

Notes:

There is a spring orange peel fungus that this may be (Caloscypha fulgens), but the outside of its cup tends to be brown, so I'm sticking with the Aleuria i.d. here. Aleuria, though, usually has a whiter outer side.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful photo of a beautiful fungus....

shebebusynow
Spotted by
shebebusynow

Oregon, USA

Lat: 44.14, Long: -124.12

Spotted on Jan 1, 2013
Submitted on Jan 19, 2018

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