Young fruiting bodies are soft and pliable. Velvety surface. Good smell. Found on Oak stump.


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Based on chemical features: Purple KOH reaction

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Thank you Noah! I am cautious and haven’t even tried my first Amanita. Tonight is the night lol.
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-30 09:23:55 CST (+0800)

A. ameri rubescens btw which do smell nice. I’ve been collecting for a few years now. Shipped your Hapalopilus nidulans Alissa.

Don’t be
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-06-26 10:27:18 CST (+0800)

tempted to eat it based on smell… It’s very toxic.

OK. You can have what I gathered up. It is nice. Smells good.
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-26 06:44:08 CST (+0800)
Please collect
By: Alissa Allen (bogslogger)
2014-06-26 05:56:14 CST (+0800)

I will be happy to trade you morels or mushroom dyed wool for this collection.

Correction. Purple
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-26 02:46:26 CST (+0800)
Correction. Purple
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-26 02:46:19 CST (+0800)
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-06-25 21:25:19 CST (+0800)

I would have expected black and this to be a Phellinus

5% KOH is negative
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2014-06-25 20:43:43 CST (+0800)
Got ammonia?
By: Alissa Allen (bogslogger)
2014-06-25 01:28:16 CST (+0800)

Check for a purple reaction with a drop of ammonia or KOH. If positive, you have Hapilopilus nidulans, a valuable dye mushroom (at least to me).

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