Pluteus chrysophaeus (Schaeff.) Quél.
(yellow shield)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPluteus chrysophaeus (yellow shield)
GenusPluteus (shield toadstools)
FamilyPLUTEACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield) :
1: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
16 Sep 2002 OSGR: TQ02 51° 0' N, 0° 30' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - showing capImage 2: Fruitbody - showing gillsImage 3: Cap - enlargedImage 4: Gills - enlarged
2: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
18 Oct 1998 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
on wet rotten wood by old fallen Beech log
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap (2)Image 3: Cap (3)Image 4: Cap - LSImage 5: Cap - LS (2)Image 6: Cap margin - close-upImage 7: FruitbodiesImage 8: FruitbodyImage 9: Fruitbody (2)Image 10: Fruitbody (3)Image 11: Fruitbody (4)Image 12: Fruitbody (5)Image 13: Fruitbody - LSImage 14: GillsImage 15: Gills - close-upImage 16: StipeImage 17: Stipe - close-upImage 18: Cap cuticleImage 19: SporesImage 20: Spores (2)
3: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
14 Oct 1998 OSGR: SU20 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
on Beech log
Image 1: Cap - dryImage 2: Cap - dry (2)Image 3: Cap - half dryImage 4: Cap - half dry (2)Image 5: Cap - LS showing gillImage 6: Cap - moistImage 7: Cap undersideImage 8: FruitbodiesImage 9: Fruitbodies - undersideImage 10: Fruitbodies - underside (2)Image 11: Fruitbody - LSImage 12: Fruitbody - LS (2)Image 13: Fruitbody - undersideImage 14: Cap cuticle - scalpImage 15: Cheilocystidia in gill edgeImage 16: CheilocystidiumImage 17: SporesImage 18: Spores (2)Image 19: Spores (3)Image 20: Spores (4)
4: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
30 Jul 1998 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on fallen stump
Image 1: CapImage 2: Cap (2)Image 3: Cap - close-upImage 4: Cap - close-up (2)Image 5: Cap - half-dry - close-upImage 6: GillsImage 7: Gills - close-upImage 8: Side viewImage 9: Stipe base - close-upImage 10: Stipe - close-up
5: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
28 Sep 1983 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain downImage 3: Cap - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 4: Fruitbody - side view - enlargedImage 5: Fruitbody - young - side view showing gills - enlarged
6: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
24 Sep 1983 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Cap - close-upImage 2: CollectionImage 3: Fruitbodies - side views - lain downImage 4: Gills and stipe apex - close-upImage 5: Gills and upper stipe - close-upImage 6: Cap - close-up - enlargedImage 7: Cap cuticle cells - magnifiedImage 8: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 9: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 10: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 11: DescriptionImage 12: Description - contd
7: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
27 Sep 1981 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Fruitbodies - oblique view - in situImage 3: Fruitbodies - top view - in situImage 4: Fruitbodies - top view - in situ (2)Image 5: Fruitbody - lain down to show stipe and gillsImage 6: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 7: Fruitbody - young - side view - in situ - enlargedImage 8: Cap cuticle (scalp) - magnifiedImage 9: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 10: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 11: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 12: DescriptionImage 13: Description - contd
8: Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
29 Aug 1981 OSGR: SO90 51° 40' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: West Glos (VC 34) England
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Collection (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies - side view showing gills - lain downImage 4: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 5: Fruitbodys - side view showing gills - lain downImage 6: Cap cuticle (scalp) - magnifiedImage 7: Cheilocystidia from near gill edge - magnifiedImage 8: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 9: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 10: DescriptionImage 11: Description - contd.

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)

Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 7 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Pluteus chrysophaeus (Yellow Shield)
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