More on that alleged A. campestris
bpd at dcs.ed.ac.uk
Fri Aug 18 06:10:15 EST 1995
George Riner writes:
> Larry Caldwell pointed out that I need to specify my location.
> I see his point, I'm a bit new to this.
> These were found in eastern Massachusetts.
> I checked up on Larry's suggestion of A. placomyces, which is what I first
> thought when I saw them, because of the gray-ish fine fibrils.
> I picked a dozen, in various stages of maturity, and was expecting a
> phenolic/iodine odor and some bruising. But there was a complete lack
> of both features. And, the younger stages don't have quite the strong 'boxy'
> look to the cap that I've seen (Arora uses the term 'marshmallow-shaped').
> I'd be glad to hear from Barnaby Dillar again about his A. campestris-like
> stuff that grows in the woods. Any references you can point me to?
I'll need to go home and check my field guides, but I'll try and post some info
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