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Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141186/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html" title="Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/141186_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1667433610&Signature=2kJYL6MHdD%2FaR2kAIcDM2llQVOA%3D" width="112" height="152" alt="Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia

Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh

Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area

Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141183/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141186/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141184/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html Aleuria,Aleuria aurantia,Geotagged,Orange peel fungus,Summer,United States,fungus

Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141183/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141186/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141184/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html Aleuria aurantia,Geotagged,Orange peel fungus,Summer,United States

Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141183/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141186/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141185/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141184/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html Aleuria aurantia,Geotagged,Orange peel fungus,Summer,United States

Orange Peel Fungus - Aleuria aurantia Fruiting body: cup-shaped; orange; somewhat flat; outside was white and fuzzy on most; no stem; brittle, orange flesh<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on the ground in a disturbed area<br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141183/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141186/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141185/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/141184/orange_peel_fungus_-_aleuria_aurantia.html Aleuria aurantia,Geotagged,Orange peel fungus,Summer,United States

    comments (2)

  1. It was hard to choose one pic to promote! they are all pretty! :-) Posted 13 days ago
    1. Thanks, they are fun to find! Posted 13 days ago

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The Orange Peel Fungus is a widespread ascomycete fungus in the order Pezizales. The brilliant orange, cup-shaped ascocarps often resemble orange peels strewn on the ground, giving this species its common name.

Similar species: Pezizales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Sep 21, 2022. Captured Sep 20, 2022 10:39 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/3.5
  • 1/256s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm