Observation 69486: Pluteus sect. Celluloderma Fayod

When: 2011-06-18

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

64% (5)
Recognized by sight
9% (6)
Recognized by sight: Well defined striations on cap margin seems distictive for a Pluteus. B/B/F mentions P. leoninus as a similar species having white stalk.
Used references: B/B/F
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: P. leoninus has tufts on cap; P. chrysophelbius doesn’t—cap in second photo looks smooth
Used references: see comment by Else on obs 142334
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: glabrous cap

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By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2014-04-25 11:09:41 PDT (-0700)

the combination of red/yellow/white in the cap is unusual

hard to tell without data on microscopical characters

my best bet would be something in the Pluteus leoninus complex. Could also be something in sec. Celluloderma, but there is something about the texture and aspect of the stipe that reminds me a lot of P. leoninus

very nice.
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-02-22 18:25:43 PST (-0800)

hopefully Fredo or Else will chime in…

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