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 11:47:32 BRT (-0300)

R

Thanks Rod.
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2012-09-23 09:34:25 BRT (-0300)

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)
2012-09-23 00:27:58 BRT (-0300)

Incredibly delicate color.

Very nice.

R

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