Common: Deer Shield, Fawn Shield Cap
Latin: Pluteus cervinus
Eating notes: Larger specimens can have a slightly sharp flavour.
Cap: 4-12cm Streaked brown. Deeply convex at first flattening with age.
Gills: Free, very crowded. Dirty-white becoming pink.
Stem: Dirty white with fine darker fibres.
Habitat: On rotting wood.
Frequency: Very Common