Redlead Roundhead

Leratiomyces ceres

Family: Strophariaceae

Over 100 fruiting bodies in regularly irrigated, two month old, mixed mulch at Elizabeth Way, Tustin, Orange County. CA. 1/7/2018. Sporeprint purple-brown. Mottled, dark staining gills, orange-yellow staining stipe/stem. Bitter taste. Probably toxic. © Joanne Schwartz

Usually found growing gregariously on wood chips and in lawns in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.

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