Observation 177939: Agaricaceae Chevall.

When: 2014-09-09

Collection location: Aspen camp, Sweetwater Mountains, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eric (Eric Brunschwiler)

No specimen available

Growing close to perennial spring and aspen grove at around 7600ft. With Ribes and Artemesia in sandy/gravelly soil. Spore case ~4 cm wide, ~2 cm tall. Stalk ~8 cm tall.

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55% (1)
Used references: Arora, David. Mushrooms Demystified
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
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By: Eric (Eric Brunschwiler)
2014-09-13 13:12:26 CDT (-0400)

Hope you get your chance one of these days

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-09-12 17:42:51 CDT (-0400)

Been wanting to see this ever since I saw it in a box at the Bolivian National Herbarium, collected on an island in the Salar de Uyuni.