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Orange Oyster Mushrooms (Phyllotopsis nidulans) Growing on a rotting long in a dense mixed forest (mostly below oak and hickory trees).<br />
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  1. Beautiful! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thank you so much! <3 They were nearly glowing in the forest! :D Posted 2 months ago

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''Phyllotopsis nidulans'', commonly known as the mock oyster or the orange oyster, is a species of fungus in the family Tricholomataceae, and the type species of the genus ''Phyllotopsis''. It is widely dispersed in temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere, where it grows on decaying wood. The fungus fruit body consists of a fan-shaped, light orange fuzzy cap up to 8 cm wide that grows singly or in overlapping clusters. On the cap underside are crowded orange gills. Mock oyster mushrooms have.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Dec 12, 2018. Captured Dec 9, 2018 12:12 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm