Observation 208534: Pluteus petasatus (Fr.) Gillet
When: 2015-06-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fruiting singly in wood-chip mulch bed, suburban residential area. Salmon/pinky- cinnamon spore print.

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Thanks for the tips, Jacob; and, as always,
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-07-03 20:20:41 BST (+0100)

thanks for looking at my observations and for keeping me on my toes!

My species description
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2015-07-03 19:31:42 BST (+0100)

of P. petasatus is

- Pluteus
- big
- white
- maybe some cracking around the cap disc
- especially on wood chips.

It’s a little simplistic but I haven’t seen anything contradicting its utility (would love to see that, though!)

The only definitive thing I can say is that you can link an observation using, e.g., “obs 197196” with underscores on each side. :)

Aaargh! I’m hoping I didn’t make the same mistake twice, Jacob.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-07-03 19:24:39 BST (+0100)

Walt corrected an older OB of mine (# 197196) from P. atricapillus to P. petasatus. I didn’t recognize the 2 specimens as the same species. How do you tell them apart? Can you give me any tips so I don’t make the same mistake a third time:=) THNX

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