Golden Granular Pluteus Pluteus aurantiorugosus (Trog) P. A. Saccardo  


Found solitary or groups on decaying hardwood.


Cap: Brilliant orange-red, intense red over disc; smooth, slightly sticky when moist; prominent umbo when young, broadly convex when mature; margin incurved when young, fine splits in age; flesh light yellow. Gills: Whitish, finally becoming pale pink; crowded. Stalk: White/pale yellow, sometimes with orange-red toward base; striations running length of stalk.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Pluteus aurantiorugosus (caps) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/18/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pluteus aurantiorugosus (gills and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/18/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Pluteus aurantiorugosus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/18/2014). Elliptical, smooth; measured 6.4-6.7 X 4.7-4.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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