Observation 22510: Amanita vaginata group

When: 2009-06-24

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

This one was huge! The cap is about six inches in diameter, and the the stem is over a foot long. The biggest brown grisette I’ve seen to date.

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aw, I didn’t notice your last photo…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-25 12:12:21 PDT (-0700)

that box turtle has good taste! ;)

at least we know they are edible
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-25 10:52:02 PDT (-0700)

for turtles anyway

now this one deserves an herbarium specimen…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-25 07:22:47 PDT (-0700)

trying to put distinct names on all of these grisettes is a life-work for somebody…nice job digging it out intact. It looks sorta kinda like a crocea with that ornamented stipe, which of course doesn’t occur here in North America…sigh.