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!)