Observation 139226: Pluteus cervinus group

When: 2013-07-04

Collection location: Grand Lake Stream Region, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

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 18:22:55 PDT (-0700)

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.


Cap surfaces…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-04-26 18:01:12 PDT (-0700)

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

Created: 2013-07-09 13:38:40 PDT (-0700)
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