Observation 21465: Gliophorus psittacinus (Schaeff.) Herink
When: 2009-05-30
Collection location: Georgia, USA [Click for map]
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Habitat: Sandy/clay soil with tons of wood debris.

Proposed Names

61% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Could be, need to see more of this guy.
Used references: Smithsonian handbooks “Mushrooms”, Laessoe and Lincof, pg 144, 2002.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-01 02:10:05 BST (+0100)

Yes Irene that looks about right, the caps were not viscid when I found these two because they had already been exposed to the sun.

I have never seen this mushroom before, it is very beautiful.

cap color in psittacina hygrophanous and variable…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-31 21:48:41 BST (+0100)

it’s the green around the gills that should clue you in…

Looking something like this?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-05-31 20:59:15 BST (+0100)
color of the pileus
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-05-31 20:30:15 BST (+0100)

it was a hay color when dry, and a very apricot orange when moist.

sorry i was farming today, ill post pics of the dried specimens in a little bit.

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