Observation 24460: Pluteus sect. Pluteus

When: 2009-08-14

Collection location: Patrick’s Point State Park, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

20% (3)
Recognized by sight: it looks like there are conifer needles around it…this species is said to be found under conifers…also the cap is rather dark! :D
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: P. pouzarianus is a European species, P. cervinus is rare in California, no micro
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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wood unknown.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-12-31 08:53:23 PST (-0800)
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-12-31 02:59:41 PST (-0800)

But what kind of wood was it on? Do you recall?

maybe…it does look unusually dark.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-12-30 19:38:24 PST (-0800)

but no way to confirm it now, with nothing saved.

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