Some Orange Fungi found in Thurston County
Questions to ask:
Is it growing on a tree or dead branch?
Is it growing on the ground?
Does it ooze "milk" when scratched?
Does it look like jelly? Or an orange peel?
Is it growing on the ground and also large and distorted?
Growing on dead wood - might be Xeromphalina
Growing on the ground and oozing a latex when scratched - might be Lactarius
Looks like jelly - might be Dacrymyces or Tremella
Looks like orange peel - might be Aleuria
On the ground, looks distorted - might be Hypomyces (Careful. Might not be!)