When: 2003-09-17

Collection location: Hixon Forest, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom Volk (TomVolk)

Specimen available

growing on old hardwood snag, probably cottonwood. Collected by Maria Lee in my lab.


composite image of bot cap and gills of the same mushroom.

Proposed Names

91% (2)
Recognized by sight: beautiful red/orange colored Pluteus.
Based on microscopic features: spore size fits that in Smith’s “How to know the gilled mushrooms”

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-06-18 09:49:05 CST (+0800)

Nice colors!