Observation 217769: Amanita pachycolea D.E. Stuntz

When: 2015-09-25

Collection location: Big Lagoon, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Maria Friedman (yipkiyay)

No specimen available

Free gills and white spores point toward Amanita. Cap smooth and chocolate brown with distinctly striate margins. Lacking annulus. Saccate volva that attached high on stipe. This one was about 7" tall, growing in a coastal Sitka spruce dominated forest.

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By: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)
2015-10-05 21:37:31 EDT (-0400)

Beautiful browns in that cap

Very nice photo.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-05 20:25:46 EDT (-0400)

Thanks for posting it.

Very best,


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