When: 2019-08-10

Collection location: Sharon, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: cmy610

No specimen available

Notes:
Cap: Orange-ish yellow; tacky; pale yellow warts; conical
Gills: White; close/crowded; short gills present
Stem: White/pale yellow; skirt-like ring; yellow volva remnants near base; slightly bulbous base
Habitat: Growing on the ground in a mostly deciduous forest

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Makes sense,
By: cmy610
2020-01-10 07:25:39 PST (-0800)

thanks. I’ll take note of that and hope to find some more this year.

The species name “elongata”…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2020-01-04 13:32:06 PST (-0800)

refers to the spores, which have a larger Q that flavoconia.

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By: cmy610
2020-01-04 10:51:23 PST (-0800)

Thanks so much, Dave. I really wasn’t sure and it’s good to know that a spore print would help in the future. Thanks for the info!

Looks more like A flavoconia to me…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2020-01-03 17:02:02 PST (-0800)

although macro-features constitute a questionable means of distinguishing A. flavoconia from A. elongata. Recording spore dimensions (in particular the mean ratio of l/w) is currently regarded as constituting the only reliable criterion.

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