Name: Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) Fuckel
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species
Status: Accepted
Name: Aleuria aurantia
Author: (Pers.) Fuckel
Citation: Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 23-24: 325 (1870)

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Pyronemataceae
Genus: Aleuria

Brief Description:

Aleuria aurantia is known as the orange peel fungus and is a cup fungi. This bright orange fungus has a brittle fruiting body consisting of several folds that look like several small cups, hence the name. A. aurantia is small, growing up to 4".The underside is felt-looking and white. A. aurantia is stalk-less and often grows in clusters as on dead wood.

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