Observation 211976: Pluteus sect. Pluteus

When: 2015-07-24

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.384583° 75.390417° 1171m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

809 49.384583°"N”, 75.390417°"E”, 1171m 24.07.2015
Pluteus pellitus (Pers.) P. Kumm. Pluteaceae, Agaricales. (Плютей белый).
Cap: 5-10cm, whitish or brownish-white, smooth, gentle cone up to broadly convex, some sticky in wet weather, sometimes with radial cracks when dry. Flesh is white; odor is pleasant.
Gills: free, moderately broad up to broad, close, white up to cream-white up to pinkish when very old.
Stalk: 6-12cm long, 1.0-2.0cm thick and enlarged toward base, brownish-white, uneven as somewhat tiny scabers, indistinct fibrous.
Habitat: rare kind, small groups or single scattered at the old partially rotten deciduous stumps or trunks (mainly rotten birch wood) in pine-tree forest with some birches and aspen.
Edibility: edible.
June-August (?).


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Recognized by sight: P. pellitus is a European species
Used references: Justo, A., Malysheva, E., Bulyonkova, T., Vellinga, E. C., Cobian, G., Nguyen, N., … & Hibbett, D. S. (2014). Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of Holarctic species of Pluteus section Pluteus (Agaricales: Pluteaceae), with description of twelve new species. Phytotaxa, 180(1), 1-85.

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