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Leratiomyces ceres

Leratiomyces ceres

Description:

Up to 60mm tall; pileus deep orange flat cones with small regular white pucker marks at margin; white 'double' gills; white stipe with no frill;

Habitat:

In wood chips used for mulch by local reserve management.

Notes:

A common name is Redlead Roundhead. Used to be known as Stropharia aurantiaca.

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5 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks again Clive.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Leratiomyces? is that new name for Strophariaceae?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

I like this spotting - I agree it's a nice pic #1 !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks martin.
The onset of mushroom season is definitely intimidating... I think I have so far failed to ID my last 4 or 5 fungi.

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

I like this mushroom. Pic # 1 is framed very nicely. I've noticed less insects since days get shorter and I can forsee a refocus on fungi for me too. No help with ID from me. This will be my learning curve.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 11, 2012
Submitted on Mar 11, 2012

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