Common: Orange Peel Fungus
Latin: Aleuria aurantia
Eating notes: Good for adding colour to dishes. The tough texture benefits from longer cooking.
Preserving: Can be dried.
Fruit body: Irregular, cup-shaped. Deep orange above, paler dusty orange below. Resembles thin pieces of orange peel lying on the ground.
Flesh: Off-white, brittle.
Habitat: In groups, on bare earth or with grass.