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Fungi: Ascomycota: Pezizomycetes: Pezizales: Pyronemataceae: Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) Fuckel, 1870

Aleuria aurantia – Orange peel fungus

Synonyms: Helvella coccinea, Otidea aurantia, Peziza aurantia, Peziza coccinea, Scodellina aurantia.

Common name: orange peel fungus.

Russian names: Alevriya oranzhevaya, Petsitsa oranzhevaya, Bliudtsevik rozovo-krasnyy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: The orange peel fungus (Aleuria aurantia) is a widespread ascomycete fungus in the order Pezizales. The brilliant orange, cup-shaped ascocarps often resemble orange peels strewn on the ground, giving this species its common name.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Orange Peel Fungus (<B>Aleuria aurantia</B>) mushrooms near Lembolovo, 45 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-08-27.htm">August 27, 2013</A>
LinkOrange Peel Fungus (Aleuria aurantia) mushrooms near Lembolovo, 45 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 27, 2013
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район
Orange Peel Fungus (<B>Aleuria aurantia</B> mushrooms) in Lembolovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-08-31.htm">August 31, 2016</A>
LinkOrange Peel Fungus (Aleuria aurantia mushrooms) in Lembolovo, 35 miles north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 31, 2016
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Куйвозовское сельское поселение
Orange Peel Fungus (<B>Aleuria aurantia</B> mushrooms)(?) in Lomonosov (Oranienbaum). West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-10-11.htm">October 11, 2016</A>
LinkOrange Peel Fungus (Aleuria aurantia mushrooms)(?) in Lomonosov (Oranienbaum). West from Saint Petersburg, Russia, October 11, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Ломоносов, Верхний парк

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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