More on that alleged A. campestris
griner at gar.ultranet.com
Thu Aug 17 02:58:12 EST 1995
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?
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