Observation 86941: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2010-08-15
(38.53° 78.15° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very common ground-fruiting mushroom. Mixed forest with a lot of white pine. Upland area.

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thanks for the tips!
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-01-24 20:36:48 CST (-0500)
gotta smell these, too…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-24 20:26:56 CST (-0500)

some of the lepidella amanitas have odd but distinguishable odors.
it’s a hard group to separate out to species, and the east has LOTS!!! but they are all cool, and fun to find.

ps. bring a dandelion digger or facsimile to the woods next time.
that’s what it takes to get these babies outta the ground in one piece.
their “roots” often run deep…

No, sorry, I will
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-01-24 19:50:14 CST (-0500)

get some next season. I’m learning…
Penny

beautiful Amanita.
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-01-24 19:46:46 CST (-0500)

awesome. do you have pictures of the base?

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