Chroogomphus rutilus

Chroogomphus rutilus

Observation - Chroogomphus rutilus - UK and Ireland. Description: There were a few starting to appear in the grass on the edge of an area of scots pine. The caps vary from 3 to 12cm in dia slimy reddish brown the gills are buff turning purplish with age and decurrent. The stem is yellowish buff above and bright chrome y

There were a few starting to appear in the grass on the edge of an area of scots pine. The caps vary from 3 to 12cm in dia slimy reddish brown the gills are buff turning purplish with age and decurrent. The stem is yellowish buff above and bright chrome yellow towards the base covered with cottony velar remnants more or less equal but narrowing abruptly at apex, ring absent