Observation 181737: Pluteus Fr.
When: 2014-06-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Can anyone tell me what these are? I found them on 6/30/14, growing in mulch beside a park lawn and trail. There were 6 of them growing near each other but not in a clump. They look like a Pluteus, but have spherical, spiny spores about 5 microns in diameter. The gills are definitely free.

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I don’t know
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-10-06 00:30:30 CDT (-0500)

It’s just that the macroscopic view looks too too too plooty.

Pluteus?
By: Michelle Lierl (mlierl)
2014-10-06 00:02:09 CDT (-0500)

These mushrooms did look like Pluteus, but I cannot find any mention of a Pluteus with round, spiny spores. Is there such a thing?

another addendum
By: Michelle Lierl (mlierl)
2014-10-05 23:38:24 CDT (-0500)

I don’t really think this is Rhodocybe Maire, as the gills are free whereas Rhodocybe Maire has attached or decurrent gills. I just thought it might be a Rhodocybe because of the spiny spores and pink spore print.

addendum to comments
By: Michelle Lierl (mlierl)
2014-10-05 23:36:29 CDT (-0500)

I forgot to say, the spore print is light pink.

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