Observation 207365: Amanita xanthocephala (Berk.) D.A. Reid & Hilton

Fungi growing in Eucalyptus Forest open grassland after rain at Kundabung.

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Recognized by sight: These images are reminiscent of Cooke’s illustration of Agaricus pulchellus, which is reproduced here:

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Another beautiful set of images.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-06-24 00:15:13 BST (+0100)

This time I can relate these images to the illustration from Cooke’s treatment of this species under the name Agaricus pulchellus.

Lovely. Supposedly the short gills of xanthocephala are rather sparse; and that seems to be true in this material.

Very best,


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