Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius cystidia
Pluteus chrysophlebius Pileipellis
Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius
Pluteus chrysophlebius
These dainty little yellow "Pluts" were growing from decaying wood that
was hidden beneath the leaf litter.  The caps of
Pluteus chrysophlebius
a
re very small; up to 3cm, those shown here are about 2cm wide (less
than an inch).  Another yellow capped Pluteus,
P. leoninus, is much larger
overall and the cap is smooth and velvety; it also has a white stem, not
yellow as in P.
chrysophlebius.
See Pluteus admirabilis (a synonym)
at Fungi Growing on Wood
As with all species of Pluteus, Pluteus chrysophlebius grows from wood, has
gills that are not attached to the stalk (free), and produces a pink spore print.
Pileipellis (microscopic cells on outer cap
surface) of
Pluteus chrysophlebius.
Typical cystidia (microscopic
cells on gill surface) .