Observation 139226: Pluteus cervinus group
When: 2013-07-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground under maple, birch and white pine—could be buried wood. Cap cracked, tan/brown, darker center, up to 6 cm. Gills whitish becoming rust colored, free. Stem white, slightly swollen at base, stuffed. No odor, taste, bruising.

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I believe you’re right, Dave.
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-04-26 21:22:55 EDT (-0400)

That was my first instinct but I began to doubt it due to the coloring of the cap, the fact that it’s cracked and the white stem which seemed to point to P. petasatus.

Terri

Cap surfaces…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-04-26 21:01:12 EDT (-0400)

appear to lack dark scales, which I believe is an expected trait for petasatus.

Created: 2013-07-09 16:38:40 EDT (-0400)
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