Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Pluteaceae
Species: Pluteus plautus (Weinm.) Gillet
Synonyms: Agaricus plautus
Pluteus alborugosus
Pluteus boudieri
Pluteus depauperatus
Pluteus dryophiloides
Pluteus gracilis
Pluteus granulatus
Pluteus pellitis var. gracilis
Pluteus pellitus var. gracilis
Pluteus punctipes
Common Name: Satin Shield


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Pluteus plautusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Mossy Wood (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
October (1)