Observation 79705: Pleurotus (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2011-10-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: In mixed Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii), Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), Tanoak (Notholithocarpus densiflorus) and Hazelnut (Corylus Cornuta var. Californica).

Collected by Toad, photograhped by myxomoP.

Pileipellis a cutis of interwoven hyphae; spores smooth, cylindrical to oblong, inamyloid, roughly 8-9×4-5μm; cystidia absent.


100x Melzer’s
400x Melzer’s
1000x Melzer’s – gill face
400x Melzer’s – gill edge

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Recognized by sight: It’s white, with decurrent gills, growing on wood….So clearly Amanita muscaria.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-17 23:32:48 PDT (-0700)
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-10-17 23:20:50 PDT (-0700)

I wonder if this genus is relatively closely allied with Boletus, phylogenetically?

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-17 20:45:57 PDT (-0700)

this stalk reticulation/gill intervenosity is not uncommon in very young Pleurotus. see observation 16308.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-17 11:33:21 PDT (-0700)

this caught my eye as well. we’ll see what the microscope has to say about it today.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-10-17 11:28:45 PDT (-0700)

But it looks like it’s trying to form a pore surface in a closeup of the first pic…

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