Observation 47668: Amanita daucipes (Mont.) Lloyd

When: 2010-06-26

Collection location: Babcock State Park, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

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Known daucipes site
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-06-27 17:43:14 CDT (-0400)

Some place as here:

There are other large Lepidellas there though.

about the size of a baseball
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-06-27 17:37:43 CDT (-0400)

Only the head of this button was above ground. I excavated the bottom part. You can see a little red staining at the margin. Compare to these, which were growing mostly above ground. The red seems to be caused by exposure to air.


What a nice-looking button!
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-06-27 17:30:02 CDT (-0400)

Can you recover it and put it in damp paper towels (top up) to see if it will open and produce the typical daucipes color?

Did you get from a “known site” for daucipes? Otherwise, would did you come to a possible determination?

Very best,


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