Observation 104825: Amanita murrilliana Singer
When: 2012-08-11
Herbarium specimen reported

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Recognized by sight: A rather large sighting…about a dozen fruit bodies in all stages clustered and solitary, scattered on both banks of the creek. Largest cap about 3" across. Beech, maple, oak, birch, and hemlock; deeply rooted in sandy soil. Volva sack like and almost tubular on some, splitting on some; with the limbs flaring or adhering to the stem for a good distance up the stem. It is felt like in texture. Usually almost completely cover in the soil.

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A very promising ID.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-12 07:42:41 PDT (-0700)

I’ve only seen large collections of this species from NY and northward (e.g., Quebec…sent to me by Yves Lamoureux). The type collection is from Florida.

Very best,

Rod

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