When: 2009-08-27

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
61% (2)
Recognized by sight: Petite brunnescens look alike with rdially streaked cap.
Used references: Rod IDed a similar find of mine.

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compare with 23536
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2009-08-30 15:33:23 MST (-0700)
Tiny amanita
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-30 09:06:15 MST (-0700)

This mushroom is only about an inch and a half tall. My blurry hand it filling up the background of the first photo. I’m pretty sure its the same kind of mushroom as the one in this observation:

http://www.mushroomobserver.org/24716

how big is this amanita anyway?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-30 08:22:21 MST (-0700)

my vote would be for brunnescens, if it’s not a tiny amanita.

porphyria is quite similar, but has definite gray colors on both partial and universal veil.
if collected and dried, the purplish-brown color of porphyria (at least true for our west coast forms) becomes a silvery gray.

Similar to Amanita porphyrea
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-08-30 06:38:21 MST (-0700)

Which should have a potato odor and gray tints on the partial veil.