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On the other hand I’m pretty excited that
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2018-08-22 15:02:42 EDT (-0400)

we can possibly group some of these finds.

Field shots of light colored items
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2018-08-22 14:58:21 EDT (-0400)

sometimes end up with some washout. I have not mastered how to balance getting better depth of field while minimizing the glare of a white subject in low light. I could probably figure out a complicated diffused light method of using a flash, but I don’t have endless resources for those items.

The pictures on the measure before 2018 were all taken with on-camera flash, which, as we’ve discussed, has a way of exaggerating contrast. Creamy items often reveal a bit of beige, and grey items become almost steely or slate, or even charcoal. I don’t know how to satisfy your conundrum!

I think the first two picture are suffering a bit from glare. The detail of the…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-22 07:22:31 EDT (-0400)

marginal striations is suppressed. What lighting did you use for the shot against the page of rulers? The paper is unusually white in these images; not your usual indoor lighting.

I’m struggling with the color of this species.

Very best,


Apparently a very pallid variant of sp-N66.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-21 23:59:04 EDT (-0400)

The three nrLSU sequences I am comparing to each other vary (pairwise) by less than 0.1%. The nrITS is another story…for tomorrow.

Not the species that you would name based on color.

Very best,


Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum (RET) has received specimen.
By: mcmacher
2017-10-26 14:13:43 EDT (-0400)

We have received the dried specimen. Thank you. It is being accessioned in Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum (RET).

Beautiful, Geoff.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-06-26 12:07:20 EDT (-0400)


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