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The Blusher

Amanita rubescens

Description:

to differentiate it from Amanita pantherina: - Flesh turns red when damaged (not seen in pictures) - ring is striate on upper surface (third picture) - top of volva is indistinct rings of floccose tissue rather than a distinct band (third picture) It should be noted that A. pantherina does NOT always have a distinct band at top of volva

Habitat:

Under oaks in park

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brettpim
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brettpim

Talence, Aquitaine, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Oct 17, 2013
Submitted on Oct 18, 2013

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