When: 2010-08-15

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53°N 78.15°E [Click for map]

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Notes:
Very common ground-fruiting mushroom. Mixed forest with a lot of white pine. Upland area.

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thanks for the tips!
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-01-25 08:36:48 WIB (+0700)
gotta smell these, too…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-25 08:26:56 WIB (+0700)

some of the lepidella amanitas have odd but distinguishable odors.
it’s a hard group to separate out to species, and the east has LOTS!!! but they are all cool, and fun to find.

ps. bring a dandelion digger or facsimile to the woods next time.
that’s what it takes to get these babies outta the ground in one piece.
their “roots” often run deep…

No, sorry, I will
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2012-01-25 07:50:14 WIB (+0700)

get some next season. I’m learning…
Penny

beautiful Amanita.
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-01-25 07:46:46 WIB (+0700)

awesome. do you have pictures of the base?