When: 2017-06-07

Collection location: Walton Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

33.8769°N 83.7079°W 268m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on shoulder of road in shaded location in moss near oaks. Area ca. 9-to-10 feet in diameter
Largest, ca 3-3.5" tall. Clusters with largest approximately 1-1.5" tall.
No evidence of gills/pores.
Uninfected Amanita amerirubescens nearby

Thanks to Kenneth Barbaglio for ID

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Color Balance
By: Joan Knapp (PucaK)
2017-06-10 19:55:53 CEST (+0200)

I’ve never changed settings when using this light. The color seems to be true.

Thanks Joan
By: Steve (Lokness)
2017-06-10 18:35:53 CEST (+0200)

Just one more related question; does this create an issue having to change the white balance between shots? White balance is such an issue on so many pictures here – but your looks spot on to me. Again – thanks!

Lighting
By: Joan Knapp (PucaK)
2017-06-09 22:22:35 CEST (+0200)

I have an old Yongnuo Digital SYD-0808 LED light that attaches to my camera or which I can hand hold. In the first two in situ shots, I placed it on the ground so that it threw light on the mushroom. For other shots, I hand-held it to get the lighting I wanted.

Joan
By: Steve (Lokness)
2017-06-09 21:13:13 CEST (+0200)

That is a cool mushroom and a great picture! I know how hard it can be to get good pictures of white mushrooms in dark areas – without blowing out the white. What is your secret here? A fill flash?

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