Observation 103298: Pluteus sect. Celluloderma
When: 2012-07-29
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The aspect of the cap surface suggests that this belongs in section Celluloderma, but without microscopical data these guys are really difficult to identify

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could be
By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2012-07-31 13:57:03 EDT (-0400)

it is entirely possible that this is in sect. Hispidoderma.

some Celluloderma can also have a “velvety” aspect (e.g. Pluteus podospileus) and the way the pileipellis cracks is very Celluloderma-like to me.

the only way to know for sure would be to put this under the microscope!

I’m surprised
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-07-31 13:39:50 EDT (-0400)

at your assessment Fredo. To me the pilius surface has the velvety look of section Hispidoderma.

Thank you
By: Rocky Houghtby
2012-07-30 14:44:39 EDT (-0400)

Very much Fredo.

Created: 2012-07-29 17:37:14 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-07-30 13:53:41 EDT (-0400)
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