Observation 73766: Amanita crenulata Peck
When: 2011-08-10
No herbarium specimen

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By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-15 20:02:23 CDT (-0400)

you went back when they had grown up a bit!

I’d call these
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2011-08-15 19:57:23 CDT (-0400)

Amanita crenulata. The mushrooms from this spot (a low sandy area near a stream with scrub oak, maple, beech, hemlock and pine), always have this diminutive size and turnip-shaped bulb. As mentioned before, the soil is loose and sandy, perhaps influencing the bulb shape. Maybe a stunted population?
Other observations from this spot are:

OK John, you got me…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-14 12:13:02 CDT (-0400)

Funny how we can ignore the bits that don’t fit our theories. ;)

If an agaric, how bout one of them big-butted Amanitas, section lepidella?

Photo does not show a Gastromycete
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-08-14 11:28:43 CDT (-0400)

Big rooted base and circle on top looks like a developing cap.

Created: 2011-08-10 22:26:20 CDT (-0400)
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