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When: 2013-11-10

Collection location: Cottonwood, Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Found in disturbed riparian area with high water table, sandy/gravelly packed substrate. Cap up to 6 cm H x 5 cm W, whitish with brown shaggy scales, thin flesh. Gills crowded, free, broad, white in button. Stem 3 cm. × 15 mm.,white, hollow, with stringy strands in center, inferior ring. No distinctive odor or taste. Day time temps 70’s, high 30’s to low 40’s overnight. Elevation 3200. No precipitation for weeks.


hollow stem, free gills
stringy strand
cooked within an hour of collecting

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