Observation 199716: Hypomyces aurantius (Pers.) Fuckel
When: 2015-02-21
Collection location: Sitka, Alaska, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Growing on rotting conifer log. Not sure whether orange is parasitic fungus on maybe Fomitopsis pinicola or if it’s just a bright orange polypore. The photos with dark spot show the positive KOH reaction.

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Hapalopilus croceus
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2015-03-14 17:52:42 PDT (-0700)

has orange flesh too. Does not have the black attachment point (nor the perithecia imbedded in the flesh)

Both this and Hypomyces lactifluorum have the purple KOH reaction.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-14 16:34:23 PDT (-0700)

why not Hapalopilus?

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