Observation 6271: Pluteus admirabilis Peck

When: 2003-07-01

Collection location: Chestnut Hills, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom Volk (TomVolk)

No specimen available

Notes:
Just in case you thought all Plueus species were boring, this lovely yellow one comes along. It’s not very big (1-2 cm caps), but often fruits in abundance. Note the bright yellow color and the pink free gills.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:22 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Chestnut Hills, La Crosse County, WI’ to ‘Chestnut Hills, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin, USA

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Admirable indeed!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-02-04 14:57:48 GMT (+0000)

Your yellow pluteus wins best of show! Altho we do have a couple of pretty multi-colored pluteus here in the West, nothing like your show-stopper.

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