Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 199716
Taxon: Hypomyces aurantius (Pers.) Fuckel
Family: Hypocreaceae
Collector: Matt Goff   MUOB 199716   
Date: 2015-02-21
Verbatim Date: 2015-2-21
Locality: United States, Alaska, Sitka
57.0732  -135.4455
Description: Original observation #199716 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Growing on rotting conifer log. Not sure whether orange is parasitic fungus on maybe Fomitopsis pinicola or if it's just a bright orange polypore. The photos with dark spot show the positive KOH reaction.
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 9820a06c-45b6-4db3-bf85-dc45621f4475
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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