Observation 103366: Amanita sect. Caesareae Singer

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I notice that the bottom view of the gills…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-30 09:34:24 EDT (-0400)

suggests they are yellow (because the lamella edge tissue is yellow), and the side view of the gills shows them to be white. This emphasizes the importance in brightly pigmented amanitas of looking at BOTH the edge view (en masse) and the side view of the gills and recording BOTH color impressions.

Very best,

Rod

As discussed on the previous posting of this…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-30 09:32:18 EDT (-0400)

possible new species, white gills seems to be a segregating character. Two color characters (gills and stipe “decoration”—the felted extentsion of the internal volval limb) have often been very good indication of species separation in sect. Caesareae. I’m very interested to see spores from this material.

R

Gill color
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2012-07-30 02:33:47 EDT (-0400)

Does the yellow/orange color of the gills that is seen with Amanita jacksonii fade with age?
The mature specimens seen here had white gills, which can be seen in the pictures.

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