When: 2017-05-30

Collection location: West St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

Notes:
A pair in grass, residential setting. Mature cap: 7.3 cm., densely hairy, white partial veil remnants on margin, mottled gills with white edges. Stipe: 9 cm. X 1 cm. Dark brown/blackish spores on ring zone, white mycelium at base. KOH = negative on cap.

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Wow, Steve. Once again I am impressed with your
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2017-06-01 09:10:13 CDT (-0400)

eye for photographic detail. Those “subtle color variations” you refer to are shadows cast by the light source (sunlight in shade). The specimen was — don’t laugh - simply placed on a white paper plate, portions of which can be seen in the third image. In the fourth image the specimen itself cast a slight shadow in the lower left corner of the image. The rim of the plate cast a slightly bluer shadow in the upper right corner. I recall that you and I and other Users on MO have had discussions in the past about the enormous affect light has - good and bad, intentional and unintentional — on our photographs.

Interesting picture
By: Steve (Lokness)
2017-05-31 22:30:36 CDT (-0400)

Can I ask what you used as a background on the fourth picture of your observation. I like the very subtle color changes.

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