Name: Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) Fuckel
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Alan Rockefeller

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Aleuria aurantia

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Pers.) Fuckel

Citation: Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 23-24: 325 (1870)

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Pezizomycetes

Order: Pezizales

Family: Pyronemataceae

Genus: Aleuria

Lifeform:
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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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