Observation 181909: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2014-10-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Associated with Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophyllum), pure stand, with 200+ foot Tsuga only 4 feet away.

Images

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In situ.
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In situ.
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Base with descending pseudoroot.
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Annulus, stipe with tiny scales, pileus with tiny scales which come off easily.
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Sectioned cap and gills.
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Cut stipe bruises yellowish (orangish?) just above bulb…
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…and just below bulb.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
6% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. From ground well-spread with gravel and sand from nearby road, although soil and surface covered with moss.
55% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: unusual form. rooting, doglegged, perhaps a gray UV?

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Don’t remember the UV being gray
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-05-04 07:59:05 HST (-1000)

but in relation to the cap it is grayER.

The volval material looks gray on the cap and on the stem.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-10-08 15:44:29 HST (-1000)

Does that agree with your memory of the critter?

Very best,

Rod

While I saved the sporocarp,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-07 19:11:58 HST (-1000)

my partner has washed it before putting it out to dry. Spores likely present, but surface features removed.

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