When: 2016-05-15

Collection location: Frances Slocum State Park, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Notes:
There seems to be lots of similarly colored Pluteus around here right now.

Spore lengths in some cases approaching 8 mu. (Add 17% to measurements seen in photo.)

Cystidia mainly two-horned. MushroomExpert says that P. petasatus features many singly-pointed cystidia (which they call “intermediate cystidia”). I found none of this type cystidia here, although a few seemed to lack horns/points.

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