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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

Observer

rwp84

Date

October 25, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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meurkc

Date

April 3, 2004

Description

Cap 7-9cm hazel to date brown, silky and more fibrillose to centre, not pellucid striate.; Stem up 2.5 x 10cm thickned towards base, fasciculate, white with longitudinal brown fibrils. Gills ventricose, concolorous edge, D. Dried gills cinnamon. Cap dry...; http://nzfungi.landcareresearch.co.nz/html/data_collections_details.asp?CID=80219;

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 10, 2014 04:23 PM PDT

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Square

What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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brentano

Date

September 27, 2014

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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lg_price

Date

September 16, 2014 02:51 PM CDT

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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scottmo

Date

September 9, 2014 08:53 AM MDT

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Square

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aweir

Date

September 12, 2014 06:22 PM EDT

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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damontighe

Date

August 10, 2014 12:32 PM MDT

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Date

July 27, 2014 02:06 PM PDT

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What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

July 4, 2014

Description

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.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

susanhopkins

Date

June 29, 2014

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Square

What

Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

Observer

metsa

Date

April 19, 2014 02:07 PM PDT

Description

Inside tree stump, looking down onto the top

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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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