Common: Spectacular Rustgill, Orange Scalehead
Latin: Gymnopilus junonius (previously Pholiota spectabilis)
Notes: This mushroom contains the psycho-active chemical psilocybin. It is also extremely bitter.
Cap: size 6-15cm; colour orange/brown; shape convex at first, then flattened with a broad umbo.
Spores: rusty brown.
Flesh: pale yellow.
Habitat: found growing tufted on the stumps of deciduous trees.