very sturdy mushroom with stiff, scaly stipe, tight gills, growing out of live oak stump
Tan mushroom with white gills and stipe. Flat upper surface. Growing on a downed redwood tree that had fallen into one of the old dilapidated structures.
Beige mushroom. Center of cap is sunken.
(Upper Wildcat Canyon)
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...