Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Redlead Roundhead

Leratiomyces ceres

Description:

A poisonous mushroom which has a bright red to orange cap and dark purple-brown spore deposit.

Habitat:

It is usually found growing gregariously on wood chips and is one of the most common and most distinctive mushrooms found in that habitat. It is also known as Stropharia aurantiaca, Hypholoma aurantiaca, Naematoloma aurantiaca, and a number of other synonyms. It is common in wood chips and lawns in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Tim Sage
Tim Sage 9 years ago
Leratiomyces ceres
Redlead roundhead


Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

Technoliteracy
Technoliteracy 9 years ago

Thanks, Tim!!! I couldn't find anything. I don't see much Fungi, so I had quite a time looking.

Technoliteracy
Spotted by
Technoliteracy

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Jul 1, 2011
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011

Spotted for Mission

Related Spottings

Leratiomyces percevalii Redlead roundhead Redlead Roundhead Leratiomyces percevalii

Nearby Spottings

Southern Double-collared Sunbird Guineafowl Ibis Bees
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors