Many of these were in exposed areas causing the caps to become yellow brown. Those a few feet away in the shade of trees were pristine.

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31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Cap whitish, yellowing in age; free pallid then pinkish brown gills well into maturity, superior ring with cog wheel pattern on underside, strong almond odor, greagarius, stocky, in forest with ponderosa and SW pine, spruce, and aspen
57% (1)
Used references: Rick Kerrigan

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Yes, I am planning on it but before that I plan to show the fresh specimen
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2017-08-09 20:45:03 PDT (-0700)

to Rick Kerrigan tomorrow . BTW it is known from Az according to Scott Bates who I will also see tomorrow and David Arora.

You may want to sequence this one
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2017-08-09 17:51:55 PDT (-0700)

I think A. albolutescens is a coastal taxon, and the stem on this looks a bit long to be A. moronii – though it could be that.