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Plums and Custard (Tricholomopsis rutilans) A spectacular large thick stemmed yellow to gold mushroom all layered with red to dark red fibrils in various densities. <br />
About 270mm wide at the top, 190mm tall. <br />
Gills dense and a deep golden colour. Furry to the touch.<br />
Found on a highway division densely planted with Australian native trees and shrubs but also containing many weedy Pinus radiata.<br />
An introduced species in this country. Usually associated with pine overseas. Australia,Geotagged,Plums and Custard,Tricholomopsis rutilans,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Plums and Custard (Tricholomopsis rutilans)

A spectacular large thick stemmed yellow to gold mushroom all layered with red to dark red fibrils in various densities.
About 270mm wide at the top, 190mm tall.
Gills dense and a deep golden colour. Furry to the touch.
Found on a highway division densely planted with Australian native trees and shrubs but also containing many weedy Pinus radiata.
An introduced species in this country. Usually associated with pine overseas.

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''Tricholomopsis rutilans'', known by the unusual but apt common name of Plums and Custard or, less commonly Red-haired agaric, is a species of gilled mushroom found across Europe and North America.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

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Uploaded Mar 16, 2016. Captured Jun 25, 2012 20:04 in 95-105 State Route 62, Ringwood East VIC 3135, Australia.
  • EX-Z2000
  • f/2.8
  • 1/100s
  • ISO64
  • 4.7mm