Observation 54572: Pluteus Fr.

Found in Zone 44 (mixed; paper birch, sugar maple, balsam fir, red pine, white pine).

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-5% (3)
Recognized by sight
-3% (3)
Recognized by sight
82% (5)
Recognized by sight: Free gills. Thanks Irene.
51% (2)
Recognized by sight: Looks like one of the many species in the Pluteus cervinus group, microscopical data are essential to identify any Pluteus especially in this group

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Deer Mushroom
By: Tom (TomRo)
2011-11-03 17:01:28 CDT (-0400)

Pluteus Cervinus,Deer or Fawn Mushroom looks like this.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-10-03 17:02:21 CDT (-0400)

They will turn pink when the mushroom is more mature.

A Pluteus with white gills?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-10-03 15:15:20 CDT (-0400)
Why not Pluteus?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-10-03 04:39:18 CDT (-0400)