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    • Deer Mushroom
    • Fawn Mushroom
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    • Pluteus cervinus

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Recent observations

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What

Deer Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) Pluteus cervinus

Observer

scadwell

Date

April 19, 2015 08:04 AM EDT

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Observer

scadwell

Date

April 18, 2015 08:51 AM EDT

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Specimen produced a pinkish-orange spore print. Gathered with a permit from the refuge headquarters.

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Square

Observer

marlo

Date

June 6, 2007

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Observer

marlo

Date

January 24, 2010

Description

Deer Mushroom

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

tnewman

Date

March 14, 2015

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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brendanpalmieri

Date

March 6, 2015 03:55 PM PST

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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indigo

Date

March 5, 2015 11:24 AM PST

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sjhopkins

Date

June 15, 2012

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

bluebird101

Date

December 13, 2014 02:09 PM PST

Description

Found growing on wood, was not able to get a spore print on a white paper

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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.

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 18, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Pluteus cervinus, also known as Pluteus atricapillus and commonly known as the deer shield or the deer or fawn mushroom, is a mushroom that belongs to the large genus Pluteus. It is found on rotten logs, roots and tree stumps and is widely distributed. It can also grow on sawdust and other wood waste. Being very variable in appearance, it has been divided into several varieties or subspecies, some of which are sometimes considered species in...

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