Observation 340769: Macrolepiota Singer

When: 2018-10-17

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

33.9758°N 83.7325°W 254m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Notes:
Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing in non-clay soil in mixed hardwood forest
Substrate: Soil
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Few
Cap/upper_surface: ca 7-8 cm diameter; convex, central dark umbo, with fewer coarse scales towards margin; fine white scales over surface.
Cap/underside: Gills white, no short gills; free; white, becoming cream with age.
Stipe: Stipe gray, ca. 6-7 mm diameter and ca. 15 cm long; prominent shaggy annulus present; small scales along upper two-thirds of stipe; bulbous base.
Remarks: Found approximately 0,5 miles north of observation 340764. Overall the mushrooms are very similar. The fine scales on these mushrooms were less obvious, and the scales on the stipe were different in appearance from those in MO340764.
Collector: Joan Knapp
Identifier: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20181017-08

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Recognized by sight: Cap with dark brown umbo and coarse scales, fine scales; stipe with prominent annulus, snake-like scales and bulbous base

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