Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Tricholomataceae
Species: Tricholomopsis rutilans (Schaeff.) Singer
Synonyms: Agaricus rutilans
Agaricus serratis
Agaricus xerampelinus
Gymnopus rutilans
Tricholoma rutilans
Tricholoma variegatum
Tricholomopsis rutilans var. variegata
Common Name: Plums and Custard


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Tricholomopsis rutilansPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Picea abies (11)
Picea sitchensis (11)
Larix (10)
Pinus (3)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (2)
Larix decidua (2)
Picea (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Coniferophyta (1)
Pinus nigra (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (14)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (3)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Mire: blanket bog (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (41)
Soil (13)
Quercus rubra (3)
Soil Grassy (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Dead Wood (2)
Fallen Tree (2)
Soil Needle (2)
Root (1)
stump, base (1)
stump, mossy (1)
tree base (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (2)
July (7)
August (13)
September (33)
October (37)
November (13)
December (2)