Observation 117153: Amanita smithiana Bas
When: 2012-11-17
Herbarium specimen reported

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Recognized by sight: big white lepidella with rooting base.
Based on chemical features: smelled spicy, similar to a matsutake. took on rotten overtones as it quickly decayed (the Thiers description of “old ham,” which is just the smell of decaying protein).

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most abundant amanita at elevation.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-11-18 15:08:19 PST (-0800)

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