Observation 171778: Amanita brunnescens G.F. Atk.

When: 2013-08-15

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.45455° 75.46682° 850m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Amanita brunneis. Amanitaceae, Agaricales.
Brown grisette, поплавок коричневый или толкачик.
Light-brown fragile mushroom.
Cap: 3-10cm, bell-shaped, smooth, convex up to flat, sometimes with a small central knob, margin radially grooved, because skin is transparent; color changed from light brown up to grayish-brown or brown. Young cap shape between oval and cone and it often has small dirty remnant of veil at the top.
Flesh is white. Gills free, close to almost distant, white up to dull brown. Odor is weak and pleasant.
Stalk: 8-16cm long, white 0.5-2cm thick, enlarged weakly down. Lower part of stalk has a sag-like veil. Partial veil is loose and rare.
Habitat: small group scattered in pine-tree forest in dry places or along edge in meadows, sometimes near single birches among pine-trees.
Mushroom is edible as light-yellow and light-gray kinds.
Season: June-September.

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