Observation 6959: Pluteus sect. Pluteus

When: 2008-03-01

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

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Growing on a pile of conifer wood chips.

Species Lists


High dry (400X) with phase contrast. Mounted in 0.5% Safranin.

Proposed Names

39% (2)
Used references: MykoWeb
Bas, C., TH. W. Kuyper, M. E. Noordeloos and E. C. Vellinga. 1990. Flora Agaricina Neerlandica: Critical Monographs on Families of Agarics and Boleti Occurring in the Netherlands. Volume 2: Pleurotaceae, Pluteaceae, Tricholomataceae (1). A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 137p.
Based on microscopic features: Only two clamps were observed in the entire slide and one of them was NOT very well defined. The clamp that was visible is pictured on the right along with a section of the gill trama.
76% (1)
Recognized by sight

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