Notes:
Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing on end of conifer log in leaf litter
Substrate: Wood, dead conifer
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Many
Cap/upper_surface: Overlapping clusters; fan-shaped; planoconves; distinctly orange; prominently hairy
Cap/underside: Gills crowded; thin; brownish orange
Odor: None
Spore_Print: Pink-orange
Spores: Allantoid
Collector: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20171201-05

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Recognized by sight: Orange overlapping clusters with prominent hairy surface

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Spore shape
By: Joan Knapp (PucaK)
2017-12-02 22:43:05 CST (-0500)

Thanks Dave!

Joan, here’s a general reference…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-12-02 22:36:40 CST (-0500)
Spore shape
By: Joan Knapp (PucaK)
2017-12-02 20:02:13 CST (-0500)

Thanks Dave. I couldn’t find an illustration of allantoid to compare with. Plenty of mention of the name, but no illustrations.

MushroomExpert…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-12-02 19:52:39 CST (-0500)

calls the spore shape “allantoid”, which looks like what you have here, Joan.