Cleft-foot Amanita Amanita brunnescens G. F. Atkinson  Synonyms: Brown Blusher.

Description:

Cap: Grayish-brown with darker radial fibers, paler at margin; convex to flat with broad umbo; random pale felt-like warts. Gills: White, crowded; partial veil. Stalk: White/dingy white; ring partially adheres to stalk with lower portion free; large marginate bulb often has vertical clefts (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Scattered or groups on ground in deciduous forests.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Cleft-foot Amanita (cap with soft warts) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Cleft-foot Amanita (gills, ring, and upper stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Cleft-foot Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Cleft-foot Amanita (cleft bulb; ring has collapsed on lower stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Cleft-foot Amanita spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2016). Round, smooth, hyaline; measured 7.3-8.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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