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Recognized by sight: This could be (at least in part) a synonym for A. canescens Dav. T. Jenkins. R.
Used references: W. C. Coker. 1917. The amanitas of the eastern United States. J. Elisha Mitchell Scient. Soc. 33(1-2): 57, pl. 32, 35.
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Recognized by sight: Very common in WV They are still up. I noticed a slight blushing on the stem and the bass is bulbous like A amerirubescens.

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Emily’s amanita fits Jenkin’s description of canescens very well…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-09-02 10:51:48 CDT (-0500)

esp. that distinctive cap coloration: brown-gray on top and white at the edge. Her photo also shows the pink orange fibrils at the stem base described by Jenkins; your photo is waaaaay better than the one in the Jenkin’s amanita book, though. Nice to see. AS to its currently accepted name or synonyms…I’ll leave that one to Rod.