Observation 24768: Tapinella atrotomentosa (Batsch) Šutara
When: 2009-08-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Brown velvety cap, ochre forking gills, black stipe, buff spore print.

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Used references: Arora – Mushrooms Demystified

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Looks about right.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-08-27 08:08:40 BST (+0100)

With the decurrent gills, and the stipe should be dark and velvety, and it was on wood. That is about right.

Would love a confirmation for my own educational purposes.
By: Peter Santerre
2009-08-27 06:34:05 BST (+0100)

This was fun trying to identify (assuming I got it right.) The spore print looked a touch pink and it was growing off a log, so I went to Pluteus (obviously wrong.) Then thought “kinda looks like an oyster”. Arora’s book steered me in the right direction with the “Pleutotus & Allies” key.

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