Observation 68847: Aleurodiscus vitellinus (Lév.) Pat.

When: 2010-05-01

Collection location: Parque National Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile [Click for map]

Who: Robert Siegel (fungusmanbob)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-39% (4)
Recognized by sight: are those gills that I see under the lower folds?
43% (3)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Used references: Lazo, Waldo. Hongos de Chile : atlas micologico. Santiago de Chile : Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, 2001.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
according to Roody…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-06-10 20:47:21 PDT (-0700)

and so pictured in his book, it does occur on wood and twigs in SE North America; why not in Chile?

Color is not always captured exactly by a camera…or it could be another species that’s merely similar to Aleuria aurantia.

Reminds me
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-06-10 08:00:45 PDT (-0700)

of an Auricularia but never saw one that color.

Aleuria aurantia
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-06-09 18:27:18 PDT (-0700)

is terrestrial.

Created: 2011-06-09 16:02:39 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2011-12-30 17:18:24 PST (-0800)
Viewed: 170 times, last viewed: 2017-12-29 05:51:06 PST (-0800)
Show Log