Orange peel fungus, 2012

Orange peel fungus

A fungus which does look remarkably like pieces of discarded orange peel.

Orange peel fungus

There’s a crop of them every autumn around the base of one of the trees very near the Conservatory in West Park.

Orange peel fungus

This year, the “pieces of peel” (the fungus’s fruiting bodies) were smaller and more numerous than normal.

Orange peel fungus