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Aleuria aurantia

Orange Peel

Family Pyronematacea


Potentially Edible
Bright orange, shallow cup or flat like disk.

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Description

Cup: 2-10cm (3/4-4") wide. Saucer to shallow cup shape. Outer surface pale white to orange-yellow, sometimes covered with minute hairs. Inner surface bright orange fading to orange-yellow.

 

Flesh: Brittle.

 

cup (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Cup


cup (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Cup


Habitat and Range

In groups or clusters. Found on hard soil, disturbed soil, newly planted lawns, and landslides. Throughout North America.

Season

May-October.


 


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