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Orange Peel Fungus There were many of these growing amongst the logging debris. Interesting to me to learn that the species name, aurantia, means “orange” in Latin. Aleuria aurantia,Canada,Fall,Geotagged,Orange peel fungus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Orange Peel Fungus

There were many of these growing amongst the logging debris. Interesting to me to learn that the species name, aurantia, means “orange” in Latin.

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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 gary fast
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Uploaded Nov 7, 2019. Captured Nov 7, 2019 10:39 in 729-753 Whaletown Rd, Mansons Landing, BC V0P 1K0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/14.0
  • 1/40s
  • ISO1000
  • 60mm