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When: 2016-06-25

Collection location: Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

Specimen available

Under mature Oak. No bruising. KOH negative on context. Smells “clean”.


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Not sure Dr. T
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2016-06-26 13:45:41 PDT (-0700)

I didn’t notice anything when I dug it up.

It looks to me as though there is some staining on the stem base.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-06-26 06:50:30 PDT (-0700)

Reddish staining/bruising.

Could the unusual bulb be caused by the mushroom growing around a rock or a root?

Very best,