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Deer Shield?

Pluteus cervinus

Description:

The cap surface was smooth and silky, the photo doesn't do it justice! it was like stroking a deer (assuming deers are smooth and silky)! It was growing on dead wood in a deciduous woodland area. According to the wikipedia article Deer Shield is an edible species. No spore print I'm afraid; the cap was about 10cm across and there was a smaller one growing out of sight, not fully open and about 5cm across http://www.ispotnature.org/node/440630

Notes:

august 2014 folder

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Lipase
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Lipase

High Peak, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 25, 2014
Submitted on Aug 25, 2014

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