Observation 160348: Amanita basii Guzmán & Ram.-Guill.,
When: 2013-07-21
( 3200m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On display at the Cuajimoloyas fungus fair.

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Alan, I think this is more likely to be A. basii.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-02-24 08:21:47 CST (-0500)

This mushroom has a robust cap, short marginal striations, lacks an umbo, etc. In all these ways, it is more like A. basii. Recent genetic studies suggest that there is a lot of cap color variation in basii. This cap color is fairly typical, but with stronger red tint than many examples I’ve seen.

Very best,

Rod

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