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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

February 20, 2015

Description

Brown cap with pale pink gills. Gills not attached to stipe. Found growing on a fallen hardwood branch floating in a pond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

February 11, 2015 01:23 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Date

February 9, 2015 02:41 PM PST

Description

Fruiting from wood chips / redwood duff. No annulus.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joewan

Date

February 10, 2015 05:04 PM PST

Description

According to Mushrooms Demystified, pink spores and free gills are indicative of Pluteaceae. First photo shows mushrooms in habitat, with pine branches and woodchips visible. The specimen in front shows the free gills.
Second photo shows specimens of varying ages. Note the free gills in cross-section and conical young cap.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

February 3, 2015 03:05 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

pete_woods

Date

September 15, 2010 06:47 PM EDT

Description

growing on the chipped remains of what was previously the best hen-of-the-woods tree I knew.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

albala1

Date

January 31, 2015 10:34 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 30, 2015 10:21 AM PST

Description

On oak log.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

January 8, 2009 01:12 PM PST

Description

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 .

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

January 7, 2015 02:16 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

codfish

Date

December 19, 2014

Description

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 pruinose, beige, 6-7 mm diam. with a bulbous base. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

No range data available.