Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Pyronemataceae
Species: Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) Fuckel
Synonyms: Helvella coccinea
Otidea aurantia
Peziza aurantia
Peziza aurantia var. stipitata
Scodellina aurantia
Common Name: Orange Peel Fungus


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Aleuria aurantiaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Larix (3)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Rhododendron ponticum (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Bare ground (2)
Cultivated/disturbed land (2)
Scrub: dense/continuous, basic/calcareous (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (8)
Stony (5)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Mossy (2)
Stump (2)
Moss (1)
Quercus (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
February (1)
March (3)
August (4)
September (14)
October (24)
November (4)
December (1)