When: 2009-04-11

Collection location: Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Several of these where groing out of a log. The Gills are close together and starting to turn pinkish. They are very olarge one is 23 cm across with a 3 sm stem. Thought it to be pluteus magnus put they are not in clumps and are not growing in wood debri like saw dust or chips. Thes where comming out of a very decomposing Redish log that was moss covered posibly Red Oak.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:38 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Conard Area New River Gorge Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Cunard River Access, New River Gorge National River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA’

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Recognized by sight: Growing on a hard wood log
Used references: mushroomexpert.com David Aurora Mushrooms Dymystyfyed page255-256
Based on microscopic features: Spore print pinkish brown spores are elliptical and somewhat smooth. about 8 microns.

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