Notes:
Single fb growing on old wood.
Cap 5.8 cm across.
Spores 5.8-7.0 X 4.2-5.0 microns, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid.
Pleurocystidia abundant. Cheilocystidia ~60-70 X 12-15 microns., with relatively short horns.

Images

Spores in KOH @ 1000X
Cheilocystidia in Congo red
Pleurocystidia in Congo red

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Thanks Alfredo,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2017-07-11 01:08:09 CEST (+0200)

The wood was quite old, as seen in the photos. It was a mixed area,although pine is likely.

Hi Ron
By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2017-07-10 18:06:26 CEST (+0200)

The general external features and the relatively small spores are a good fit for P. petasatus, but white Plutei are always tricky.

Do you remember what type of wood was this growing on?

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