Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Fawn Mushroom, Pluteus cervinus [2 of 2]


off-white cap, salmon pink free gills, in mulch


in wood mulch


Central Park, spring

No species ID suggestions


garylincoff 7 years ago

the off-white cap of the Pluteus growing in mulch is different than the brown cap of the Pluteus growing on wood (logs). If it's a matter of a different variety, it would be Pluteus cervinus var. alba. It could also be a distinct species requiring a different name. It's a common Central Park inhabitant.

anton.zykin 7 years ago

Great spotting!

New York City, New York

Lat: 40.79, Long: -73.96

Spotted on May 17, 2010
Submitted on May 17, 2010

Related spottings

Fawn Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) spore print [2 of 2] Fawn Mushroom Fawn Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) [1 of 2] Fawn Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) [1 of 2]

Nearby spottings

Green headed Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenellii) Psathyrella sp. Bird's Nest Fungus Fawn Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) [1 of 2]