Pluteus pouzarianus Singer
(conifer shield)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPluteus pouzarianus (conifer shield)
GenusPluteus (shield toadstools)
FamilyPLUTEACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references relevant to Pluteus pouzarianus (Conifer Shield)

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

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Pluteus pouzarianus (Conifer Shield)
One of the small group of species with hooked cystidia. Further recognised by the grey cap and concolourous gill edge.

Distinguished from P. cervinus by the presence of clamp connections in the cap cuticle.
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