Observation 13222: Pluteus sect. Pluteus

When: 2008-10-28

Collection location: East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: J. Williams (jwilliams)

No specimen available

Notes:
Although this was found growing from grass, i assume there is buried wood or dead tree roots underneath it (found near hardwood). Note the free gills which have a pinkish-white color.

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-17% (2)
Used references: Southern Mushrooms by Weber and Smith
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: P. pellitus is a Eurasian species
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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