Pluteus CervinusPluteus cervinus
Cap or Pileus - Light brown or fawn coloured, streaked with lines of darker brown. Surface dry and shining. Skin thin and papery. 3 1/2 inches broad.
Gills or Lamellae - Almost white when young, flesh colour when mature. Broad, unequal in length, free from the stem.
Stem or Stipe - Creamy white, streaked with pale brown. Brittle, pithy in the centre when mature. 3-6 inches long.
Spores - Pink, with suggestions of yellow; salmon colour.
Flesh - White, tasteless.
Time - Early in the season, May.
Habitat - Mixed woods, on and around old stumps. New Jersey.