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.

Back to Fungi of Orange County, California
Back to Plants of Orange County, California
Back to Natural History of Orange County, California

Spore Print