Melastiza cornubiensis

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Melastiza cornubiensis

25 April 1998 Berkshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Melastiza chateri

Fruiting Body

Disk shaped, upper surface smooth, orange, underside smooth, orange, with fine hairs at the margin, to about 2cm across

Flesh

Reddish, brittle

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn to spring

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On sandy and gravelly soil

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, decorated with a coarse network (17-19) x (9-11) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Take care not to confuse with Aleuria aurantia