Deer Mushrooms are a kind of mushroom that is typically found in temperate climates and can be characterized by the gills around the brim of its cap. It has a brown stalk and as it matures, the underside of its cap becomes slightly pinkish.
There were white mushrooms growing near a decaying tree in the forest.
These were hard to find this winter. It wasn't until the weather was warmer that I saw these.
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...