Observation 100613: Amanita bisporigera G.F. Atk.
When: 2012-07-15
No herbarium specimen

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: KOH gave faint yellow reaction, very slowly. Weather extremely dry—was
also suggested that KOH might have needed shaking up.

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KOH loses strength with time due to precipitation of the potassium in the form of a…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-19 16:51:24 EDT (-0400)

carbonate? I think. Certainly, this happens with CaOH solutions. So the strength of the solution may have fallen quite a bit over time. There are non-reactive white members of the Phalloideae such as A. elliptosperma and A. magnivelaris; however, the latter is not possible because it has a distinctly felted, large, off-white partial veil.

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