When: 2011-05-31

Collection location: Mendocino, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowmam)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

-74% (3)
Recognized by sight: found in wood chips; gills free
9% (3)
Recognized by sight: Pluteus species, especially in sect. Pluteus, are variable in colour – the brown is not always there. Pluteus pellitus was described in Europe, from wood, not from wood chips.
75% (6)
Recognized by sight: A close fit if plucked without the volva.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
volval material seems to be present
By: Ryane Snow (snowmam)
2011-06-01 18:10:35 EDT (-0400)

upon closer examination and removal of debris adhered to the base of the mushroom, it appears that a volva was indeed present. The mushroom was found growing in conifer chips – most likely Abies grandis

By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-05-31 20:33:21 EDT (-0400)

Just curious—were they hardwood chips?

Created: 2011-05-31 14:50:33 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2019-06-27 18:17:33 EDT (-0400)
Viewed: 108 times, last viewed: 2019-10-15 11:54:17 EDT (-0400)
Show Log