Notes:
Original Herbarium Label: Pluteus ephebeus (Fr.) Gillet
Both Else Vellinga & Alfredo Justo suggested that this collection is most probably Pluteus tomentosulus Peck
[Cf. also Comments to http://mushroomobserver.org/93719 ]

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Hyphal ends
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Sppores 7-7.5 x (5.5-)6(-6.5) µm
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Hi Adolf,
By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2014-11-01 21:19:52 CET (+0100)

I will go through the list and give you any insight I can. I am afraid that in many cases the species-level taxonomy is still not settled, and in many cases the best we can do for now is to refer to “species group” rather than a single species. Hopefully this will change as we study the taxonomy of Pluteus in North America in more detail.

Western North America is especially problematic as there you have a mixture of widespread and endemic Pluteus species.

Most probably Pluteus tomentosulus
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2014-11-01 17:24:46 CET (+0100)

Both Fredo and Else Vellinga (personalcommunication) suggested that this is in fact Pluteus tomnetosulus Peck. I will make necessary changes when I consult them with Oluna.
I collected our MO Pluteus observations into the MO list (see the link below) and I wonder if you would be able to check our ID’s. I know that it’s not possible to identify collections from photos and drawings, but you can spot clear misidentifications. Tell us about them, please.
http://mushroomobserver.org/species_list/show_species_list?id=694
There are about 75 Oluna’s specimens of Pluteus in the UBC herbarium (Vancouver, BC), either accessioned or waiting for accessioning. We have MO observations only for less than a half of them. – Adolf

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