Observation 12372: Amanita amerirubescens var. alba
When: 2008-10-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Our mystery Amanita from the muscarioid group, here at the edge of the open pine wood area. This one was quite close to the base of a pine and quite large, wider than my handspan, with no yellow or orange colors even near the cap center.

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another eternal mystery…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-09-30 21:02:40 PDT (-0700)

probably “??” today and tomorrow ad infinitum…


In that grassy habitat in October
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-09-30 18:27:58 PDT (-0700)

all I see are A. amerimuscaria, often sun-dried. When that happens the cap turns tan and the warts can also stop being white.

The local A. amerirubescens seem to be tall, flat-topped mushrooms found in deep woods rather than in the grassy areas, and earlier in the year, July-August. They have much more clear reddening as well.

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