Observation 102274: Pluteus Fr.
When: 2012-07-20
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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, p. 258. Including features: plush velvety cap but not striate edges of pileus, and free gills.

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Pluteus is often a secondary degrader of wood.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-20 15:31:51 CDT (-0400)

Typically Pluteus is found after several other fungi have fruited on the substrate, and Pluteus is one of the final ones. Very unusual to find bark still on the wood at this stage. I find P. cervinus growing inside rotting Red alder stumps after other fungi have rotted nearly the entire remains.

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