Yellow-stalk Pluteus Pluteus romellii (Britzelm.) P. A. Saccardo  Synonyms: Pluteus lutescens.

Status:

Found scattered on decaying hardwood or woody debris.

Description:

Cap: Brown, initially convex, becoming flat and finally upturned, often with umbo; center may be wrinkled; greasy; margin may be striate; flesh layer thin. Gills: Pale yellowish to pink; close. Stalk: Yellow at base becoming paler near cap. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Yellow-stalk Pluteus (cap, gills, stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/10/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalk Pluteus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/10/2014). Note split fruiting body showing thin flesh layer and yellow stalk. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Yellow-stalk Pluteus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/10/2014). Nearly round, smooth; measured 5.6-7.0 X 4.9-5.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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