Observation 52415: Gomphus kauffmanii (A.H. Sm.) Corner

When: 2010-08-18

Collection location: Senguio, Michoacan, Mexico [Click for map]

19.7334° 100.35156°

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Notes:
On display at the Feria del Hongo de Senguio (Senguio fungus fair).

Two types of Gomphus are common in this area – One has relatively small scales on the cap and the other has large prominent scales that stick out over a centimeter. The first two pics are the type with large scales and both types can be seen in the third pic.

Both types are commonly eaten.

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Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
48% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: maybe… it’s the name we use on our acutely scaly but buff-brown (never reddish-orange) Gomphus in the PNW. the scales in the center can look like Buddha’s hand citron at maturity.

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