Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pluteaceae
Species: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Schaeff.) Quél.
Synonyms: Agaricus chrysophaeus
Pluteus galeroides
Pluteus luteovirens
Pluteus xanthophaeus
Common Name: Yellow Shield

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Pluteus chrysophaeus

Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (1)