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Pluteus concentricus

Kingdom: Fungus
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Pluteaceae
Genus: Pluteus
Scientific name: Pluteus concentricus

Pluteus concentricusis quite large species, this specimen being 10cm in diam. It had conspicuous concentric wrinkles on its cap. The gills have a conspicuous brown edge. This is caused by the large cells along the gill edge having brown pigment in them.

Pluteus concentricus Notice the concentric wrinkles on its cap.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Notice that the gills have a conspicuous brown edge.
 
 
 

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