Observation 46338: Pluteus orestes Vellinga & Justo
When: 2010-06-03
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This lone specimen was probably growing on buried woody debris in mixed woods.
The spores were rather variable and larger than the usual suspects.
The spores were approx. 8.0-10.0(10.5) X 6.6-7.3 microns.
There was abundant cystidia on the gills.

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A small group of species
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-06-07 09:10:22 PDT (-0700)

around cervinus have these hooked cystidia. P. pellitus is one of them, with a whitish cap (petasatus is another). To complicate things, many Pluteus species, including cervinus, occur in white forms. But this time, I think pellitus is a good choice.

P. pellitus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2010-06-06 09:02:36 PDT (-0700)

Looks like Pluteus pellitus with slightly bigger spores.

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-06-05 20:56:20 PDT (-0700)

Do all Pluteus species have apical projections on the cystidia? I know P. cervinus does, but have not read much about the other species.

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