Observation 45868: Pluteus cervinus (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.
When: 2010-05-25
Who: hríb
No herbarium specimen

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no microscope
By: hríb
2010-06-01 21:51:37 PDT (-0700)

I considered buying a microscope but the cost is too high given how rarely I would use it.

And I’m not sure what the wood chips are.

any idea what kind of wood the chips are of?
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-06-01 12:41:38 PDT (-0700)

I think this could be Pluteus magnus growing in a cluster like this…did you check the cystidia

By: hríb
2010-05-26 13:22:29 PDT (-0700)

This patch was still there today. The gills were turning pink and the caps had grown. I tasted them raw and they were bland with no trace of radish flavor. I decided to sauté a piece anyway, using olive oil over medium low heat until browned. The cooking brought out the raphanoid flavor and made them worth eating.

late to dinner
By: hríb
2010-05-25 20:25:19 PDT (-0700)

As you can see in the picture of the damaged cap I collected, these have already been grazed on by an animal. I doubt there will be much remaining by the time I get back to them.

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-05-25 19:22:10 PDT (-0700)

You should eat a few, I think they make good edibles.

Created: 2010-05-25 18:48:12 PDT (-0700)
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