Leraciomyces Ceres

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Leratiomyces ceres


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Strophariaceae
  • Genus: Leratiomyces (Leraciomyces)
  • Species: Leratiomyces ceres (Leratiomyces ceres)


  • Stropharia aurantiaca,
  • Hypholoma aurantiaca,
  • Psilocybe aurantiaca,
  • Psilocybe ceres,
  • Naematoloma rubrococcineum,
  • Agaricus ceres

Leraciomyces Ceres (Redlead Roundhead)

Leraciomyces Ceres is a mushroom that cannot be passed by, it immediately attracts attention. It is medium in size but very bright. A red-orange hue that is also covered with some oily film, perfectly smooth and moist to the touch. The hat is domed with downward curved edges. At the very edges, some hairiness, white, is also repeated on the legs along the entire length. It is because of the humidity that the color looks even brighter and more attractive, it catches the eye against the background of grass and other greenery.

This mushroom is quite rare, only in some areas. It can be found from late summer to mid-fall. It is worth paying attention to the fact that this mushroom cannot be confused with anything, it is too bright and attractive.

Ceres Leraciomyces should not be eaten, you need to be very careful with it.

SIMILAR SPECIES Bears a resemblance to the blood-red spiderweb (Cortinarius sanguineus), which has a red cap, its plates are initially bright red and turn reddish brown in adulthood, the spore powder is rusty brown rather than violet brown.

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