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2.6.16

Leucopaxillus

 

Is the veil present, hairy, then gone with age; the cap orange-red with flattened reddish-brown scales?

Yes

Is the veil absent?  ...............            ...........    ......................          ...........................        ..........................

Yes

 

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You have a T. aurantium

 

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Are the cap, gills, and stalk white?

Yes

Is the cap colored?

Yes

 

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Is the cap viscid; taste mild?

Yes

Is the cap dry; taste mild?

Yes

Is the cap dry; taste bitter?

Yes

 

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You have a T. resplendens

 

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You have a T. columbetta

 

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You have a T. album

 

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Is the cap sticky to viscid, grayish-olive to olive-brown; gills white?

Yes

Is the cap viscid and yellow with a brownish center: gills yellow?

Yes

Is the cap dry, reddish-brown to purplish-gray or gray-brown?

Yes

 

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You have a T. saponaceum

 

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You have a T. flavovirens (equestre)

 

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Is the cap gray-brown with prominent, hairy small scales?

Yes

Is the cap other than gray-brown with appressed hairs?

Yes

 

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You have a T. pardinum

 

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Is the cap reddish-brown?

Yes

Is the cap slate-gray to purplish-gray?

Yes

 

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You have a T. vaccinum

 

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You have a T. virginatum

 

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