Observation 25474: Pluteus sect. Pluteus

When: 2009-09-17

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Terrestrial, but very definitely a Pluteus with its free pink gills and fibrous pileus. Found in Zone 12 in a pair near trees, probably growing from a dead root.

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29% (1)
Recognized by sight
-14% (2)
Used references: Arora’s MD, under Pluteus flavofuligineus, p. 258. Should have some “velvety brown” on stem as well as cap. Cap seems more fibrilose than striate to me. I’m not sure that Arora would call it “velvety” rather tha fibrilose.
41% (3)
Recognized by sight: Cap with blackish brown fiberals,
Used references: said to be found on fallen beech trunks, Meinhard Moser,( may also be called Pluteus patricius ?)
44% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Not sure what concept of P. curtisii is being used here and no microscopy

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