Yellow-red honey mushroom (Tricholomopsis rutilans) photo and description

Yellow-red honey fungus (Tricholomopsis rutilans)

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Tricholomataceae (Tricholomaceae or Ordinary)
  • Genus: Tricholomopsis (Tricholomopsis)
  • Species: Tricholomopsis rutilans (Yellow-red honey agaric)
    Other names for the mushroom:

  • Row yellow-red
  • Row blushing
  • Pine honey
  • Sandpiper red


  • Row blushing

  • Sandpiper red

  • Yellow-red fluff

  • Honey mushroom yellow-red

  • Red honey mushroom

  • Pine honey

  • Cortinellus rutilans

Row yellow-red

A yellow-red honey mushroom (Latin Tricholomopsis rutilans ) is a mushroom of the family of ordinary.

Hat: First, the hat of the row is convex, then it becomes open. The surface of the cap is matte, velvety, fleshy, with a diameter of 7-10, up to 15 cm. The surface of the cap is yellow-orange or yellow-red with small burgundy-brown or burgundy-violet scales.

Plates: attached, notched, spiny along the edge, yellow.

Spore powder: white.

Leg: A yellow-red honey fungus in youth has a solid cylindrical leg, with age the leg becomes hollow, it is the same yellow-red as the cap and on its surface, there are the same small burgundy scales. The stem is slightly widened towards the base, often curved, fibrous. The leg reaches a length of 5-7, up to 10 cm, the thickness of the leg is 1-2.5 cm.

Flesh: thick, soft, yellow in color. Row yellow-red (Tricholomopsis rutilans) has a fresh taste and sour smell.

Distribution: Yellow-red honey honey is rarely found in coniferous forests. It grows on larch stumps and valezhe, on rubble, in floodplains. Prefers coniferous wood. Fruiting from July to September. As a rule, it grows in a bunch of three to four mushrooms.

Edible: A yellow-red honey mushroom is edible, used fried, salted, pickled or boiled. Belongs to conditionally edible, the fourth category of taste. Some people consider the mushroom to be completely unsuitable for human consumption, due to its bitter taste at a young age.

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