Yellow Pluteus Pluteus admirabilis (Peck) Peck  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on decaying hardwoods.

Description:

Cap: Small (maximum 1.1"), bright yellow, moist when fresh, broadly convex or bell-shaped with low umbo in age, margin translucent/striate. Gills: Whitish, then yellowish, close. Stalk: Yellow, moist, smooth (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 15 records in the project database.

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Yellow Pluteus (fruiting body showing gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Yellow Pluteus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Yellow Pluteus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/30/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow Pluteus (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/21/2011). Photo by Grazina McClure. (MBP list)

Yellow Pluteus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/30/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Yellow Pluteus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/13/2010). Nearly round, smooth; measured 6.8-7.2 X 4.9-5.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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