Observation 76568: Pluteus leoninus group

When: 2011-09-14

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

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

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77% (2)
Recognized by sight
25% (1)
Recognized by sight: Without data on microscopical details is not possible to identify Pluteus, but P. leoninus is my best guess
84% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Such an elegant Pluteus
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-09-21 20:36:28 CDT (-0500)

And pretty common too! I have been finding these pink and yellow Pluteus mushrooms all summer. They grow from the ground under mixed hardwoods. I’m surprised nobody has a specific name for such a common and beautiful fungus.