PNW-Unidentified Amanita

JeremyBrowne Jeremy at grazeley.demon.co.uk
Mon Sep 30 16:27:38 EST 1996


In article <quinnt-2909962300140001 at microb3.biostat.washington.edu>
           quinnt at u.washington.edu "Matthew Stoecker" writes:

> I was out this weekend, and I came
> across an amanita that I'd never seen before.  Cap about 5 inches across,
> skirtlike annulus, cuplike volva, cap _grey_ in color with grey warts. 
> Anyone have any ideas?  I've never seen a _grey_ amanita before.  Oh,
> growing in a douglas fir forest.  Any help appreciated!

I bet it was an A. Rubescens - the variety of coloration is astonishing! 

-- 
Jeremy Browne, Hampshire, UK
jeremy at grazeley.demon.co.uk
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