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    • Deer Mushroom
    • Fawn Mushroom
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    • Pluteus cervinus

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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sjhopkins

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July 9, 2010

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sjhopkins

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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sjhopkins

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July 9, 2010

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sjhopkins

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June 19, 2015

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fluffberger

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June 12, 2015

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jnhartman

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June 5, 2015 12:42 PM PDT

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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fluffberger

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May 31, 2015

Description

Pluteus cervinus grows on dead stumps and logs. The cap is dark brown to medium brown to gray. The cap is often shiny when dry. The gills start out white, then become dull pink as the spores color them. It has a white stem.

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chandlerrainey

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May 20, 2015 11:47 AM EDT

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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andyk

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May 16, 2015 09:47 AM CDT

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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lichenlady

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May 3, 2015

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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scadwell

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April 19, 2015 08:04 AM EDT

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Deer Mushroom Pluteus cervinus

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scadwell

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April 18, 2015 08:51 AM EDT
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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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