Newly forming Deer Mushroom

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Close-up view of a young Deer Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) developing out of a recently fallen hardwood. The cap is concave now, but will open to partly concave to nearly flat when mature. The gills (not shown) in this species are free (not attached to the stipe). Mount Gilead State Park, Ohio, USA
Close-up view of a young Deer Mushroom (Pluteus cervinus) developing out of a recently fallen hardwood. The cap is concave now, but will open to partly concave to nearly flat when mature. The gills (not shown) in this species are free (not attached to the stipe). Mount Gilead State Park, Ohio, USA
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