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deer shield, deer or fawn mushroom

Pluteus cervinus


This a mushroom that belongs to the large genus Pluteus. It is edible, but not often collected for the table. mushroom on the pic: about 8 - 10 cm in szize


It is found on rotten logs, roots and tree stumps and is widely distributed. It can also grow on sawdust and other wood waste. foto taken: mixed forest, next to a death tree stump

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Deer Shield
Pluteus cervinus Pluteus cervinus

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1 Comment

Saarbrigger 9 years ago

Thanks CorduneanuVlad for the ID!

Spotted by

Tardos, Dunántúl, Hungary

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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