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(order Pezizales)

A genus of fungi which typically form large or small, saucer- or cup-shaped, red, orange, or yellow apothecia on the ground in woods, fields, etc. A. aurantia (orange-peel fungus) is the commonest British species, and is found on soil in woods, lawns, grass verges, etc. in autumn.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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