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When: 2012-06-25

Collection location: Lofton Creek Outpost, Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hilary Whatley (Hilary)

No specimen available

Cap: Orangeish brown, ovoid, streaked with reddish tones. 2 3/4 cm diameter. No obvious scales, but possibly some at the margin.

Gills: Crowded, whitish, smooth. Covered by a fragile partial veil. Either free or just barely attached.

Stipe: Pinkish/buff colored, longitudinally striated. WITH base 9 1/2 cm long. Without base, more like ~ 6 1/2 cm. Tapered to apex. Hollow-ish – the contents inside were like reddish brown goo, disintegrating away.

Base: Somewhat swollen, no volval remnants, a little appendage poking out.

Odor: Not distinctive.

Bruising: Reddish pink, slowly.

Spore print: Snow white.

Habitat: Growing on the ground in a mixed hardwood/conifer forest, in northern Florida.


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