Observation 151859: Pluteus cervinus (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.

When: 2013-10-26

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: erikaazpeitia

No specimen available

Notes:
Found on moist, decaying hardwood near Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Identified based on crowded pinkish gills and grayish-brown cap. Microscopically identified based on “horned” cystidia.

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P. cervinus specimen inside the decaying hardwood tree
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P. cervinus crowded pink gills
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P. cervinus cystidia with “horns”

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Pink gills, on hardwood
Used references: Mushroom Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Cystidia with “horns”

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