Observation 76949: Chlorophyllum rachodes (Vittadini) Vellinga

When: 2011-09-22

Collection location: Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

Under conifers. Bruising at first reddish-orange then changing to a darker reddish-brown. Odor mild.

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Recognized by sight
70% (5)
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Recognized by sight: Manner of the ring or skirt, double edged and even still attached to the margin,brown tufts w/ white context below.

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By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-22 21:24:10 -05 (-0500)


Thanks for the links Britney-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-09-22 21:17:39 -05 (-0500)

-looking more like C. rachodes to me now.

Here’s a link…
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-22 21:06:47 -05 (-0500)


The base or bulb, the nature of the skirt, and several other visual queues can easily separate these.

p.s. Here’s another link…


Went with C. brunneum-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-09-22 20:56:33 -05 (-0500)

-on account of their shorter stature. Not that that means much, just a gut feeling. I don’t have any experience with Chlorophyllum so I could be wrong. Since I cannot do microscopy yet, is there any differences that I can look for visually to separate them?

why brunneum not rachodes?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-22 19:30:29 -05 (-0500)

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