Edible mushroom Pluta deer or deer mushroom (Latin Pluteus cervinus.) – Edible mushroom of the genus Pluta family Pluteaceae.
Cap the mushroom Pluteus Cervinus is different in diameter from 6-15 cm. The color can vary from brown to gray. The flesh is white fungus, allocates a pleasant smell, mushroom. Deer fungus has a pretty long leg – up to 15 cm.
Deer Pluta very much likes to grow on stumps, old fallen trees or beneath them. Time to find – the end of May – the middle of autumn.
In the literature you can find different descriptions of a fungus, some say that it is inedible, the other vice versa – edible, but still decided to converge on the view that Pluta deer edible mushroom, which is allowed to use in cooking.
There are several variants of this fungus names of the people, Pluta brown, dark fiber Pluta, deer mushroom Pluta lion’s yellow, Pluta willow.