Observation 110805: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2012-09-22
No herbarium specimen

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I think your hypothesis regarding rotten wood in large chunks is highly plausible.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-23 04:47:32 HST (-1000)


Thanks Rod.
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2012-09-23 02:34:25 HST (-1000)

Hurrying back to the vehicle from the rain I noticed these growing on a moss covered stump. I couldn’t resist the shiny, wet caps. I did “plant” the one with the closed cap to bring them closer together for the photo.

I find a fair amount of mycorrhizal mushrooms fruiting from or near logs and stumps. I think it’s because they act as moisture reservoirs.

A really pretty photograph.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-22 17:27:58 HST (-1000)

Incredibly delicate color.

Very nice.


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