Observation 104455: Amanita mutabilis Beardslee

When: 2012-08-08

Collection location: Augusta, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: GA noiz (ganoiz1016)

Specimen available

hot pink bruise on break almost instant but it faded after a couple hrs

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By: GA noiz (ganoiz1016)
2012-08-09 17:27:16 PDT (-0700)
Smell it.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-09 15:11:34 PDT (-0700)

I think that you may have Amanita mutabilis.


Very best


def amanita
By: GA noiz (ganoiz1016)
2012-08-09 14:01:26 PDT (-0700)

…but ive never seen one turn hot pink and after a few hours it turned back white i still have spec. if u have any info on species…

Seems interesting to me…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-08-09 07:14:23 PDT (-0700)

Looks like an Amanita… except for the uniformly adnate gills (attached to stipe), and the purplish staining on the cut stipe…?

Created: 2012-08-09 00:07:12 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-08-09 17:55:47 PDT (-0700)
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