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They are easily identified by the red-brown cap fading to tan, white to lilac-gray gills, firm texture, and annulus (ring) around the stout stipe (stalk).
Our last partial eclipse was Oct 23, 2014; the biggest one in recent memory is the May 10, 1994 annular eclipse (annular as in annulus = ring).
Instead, for a few minutes the sun looks like a striking annulus, or ring, which is why an annular eclipse is also often called a ring of fire.
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