A photo from the past . Growing on a mossy log in a shady canyon . The second photo is from when it was younger on Dec 29 , 2008 .
Large Pluteus on large trunk of fallen tree. Cap with yellow tones and dark squamules radiating outwards, 8 cm diam. x 7 cm height. Gills pink concolorous. Stipe flocculose, beige, 6-7 mm diam. with a bulbous base. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.
Dark brown velvety cap, about 4-5 cm diam. x 4-5 cm height. Gills pink with fine dark edge. Stipe covered with brown fibrils. Terminal cells of cap fusoid with pointed apex, in bundles. Pleurocystidia utriform, scattered, infrequent. Stipe cystidia fusoid. Regenerating native bush.
Growing on dead wood, oak dead wood.
Large dark brown fruiting body, smooth with concentric rings, 6.2 cm diam x 6 cm height. Gills pink-beige with dark edge. Stipe brown fibrous over entire length, 8 mm diam. with bulbous base. Cap cells with pseudoclamps. Gill face cystidia distinctive, thick walled, apex with prongs. Gill edge cystidia clavate. No stipe cystidia. Spores about 5-5.3 x 3.6-3.9 u. On collapsed very rotten wood of fallen trunk in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.
In landscaping with no trees nearby. Emerging where landscaping shredded wood met concrete. Cap has slight yellow color. Volva is thin but large.
Medium sized Pluteus, largest fruiting body 3.5 cm diam x 3.5 cm height. Cap light brown with darker squamules radiating out from darker centre. Gills pink, concolorous. Stipe = 4 mm diam. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.
The Pluteaceae are a family of small to medium-sized mushrooms which have free gill attachment and pink spores. Members of Pluteaceae can be mistaken for members of Entolomataceae, but can be distinguished by their angled spores and attached gills. The four genera in the Pluteaceae include the widely distributed Volvariella and Pluteus, the rare Chamaeota, and Volvopluteus, newly described in 2011 as a result of molecular analysis. The Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008) estimates...