Observation 179849: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2014-09-21

Notes: > A single specimen growing on a sandy trail in mixed pine-oak woods.
> This is small mushroom with a cap of ~3.5 cm in diameter.
> The gills had a gray hue to them.
> Fresh material is in the hands of N. & J. Burghardt.

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Recognized by sight: Could this be something from the A. rhacopus group?

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I think so, Igor.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-09-23 00:01:32 CDT (-0400)

This time I think there may be an impact of drying or sunlight on the cap color, but the number of different “looks” that the rhacopus-like taxa can produce is really something. I hope John and Nina get this in a dryer.

Very best,


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