Observation 170616: Amanita amerirubescens Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2014-07-19
(42.1545° 75.0° 1308m)
Who: MSchink

Notes: Found in mixed deciduous forest, primarily trees were Oak and Beech. Brown cap, stipe bruising reddish even prior to collecting. Two specimens collected in same general area.

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I think I recognize the paper rulers…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-19 21:23:53 PDT (-0700)

Two suggestions (late at night): For the “lab” shots, strong color in the background can make it difficult to appreciate the colors of the object you’re targeting. A shade of gray is very useful because it doesn’t “intrude.”

Item 2 – Since we are struggling with multiple taxa that are all rubescent, it is probably a good idea to keep fruiting bodies that are not in the immediate neighborhood of each other in Nature in separate collections.

Maybe we’ll find that this precaution is unnecessary; however, at this point, I think I’m inclined to the “better safe than sorry” or “better safe than confused” school.

Thanks for the posting.

Very best,


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