Observation 8810: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

When: 2008-08-05

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

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Notes:
I found this mushroom on the edge of a park service road. It grew bent over due to a tire indentation right next to it.

You can see a bit of the vulva peeking out in the third photo.

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mature sinicoflava
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-08 08:50:49 CDT (-0500)

In a mature fruiting body like this in A. sinicoflava, the universal veil would be expected to be largely gray and crumbling, and the gills would be turning sordid. In general, I think that caps have too much red in them, also.

Very best,

R

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