Camino a ANP Piedras Bola, Ahualulco de Mercado, Jalisco.
Dark and medium brown cap, with white scales. Bright white stem, with abruptly bulbous base.
En Sierra del Águila, Jalisco.
Medium mushroom with a silky, brown cap that grows on wood. The white gills are not attached to the stem, and become pink to dusty pink as they mushroom matures. There is no ring on the stem.
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...