Observation 104880: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas

When: 2012-08-11

Collection location: Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

40.1776° -74.2192°

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

A single specimen growing under hardwoods on the edge of a meadow.
The smell was very faint and pleasant.
The stipe was highly pulverulent.
This basidiocarp was collected during an NJMA foray at this site. If it were saved saved, it’s is possibly in the hands of J.N. Burghardt.


The bulb abruptly ended in a narrow tapering root that broke off easily

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Recognized by sight: Rooting bulb, highly appendicualate margins, no volval sac

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By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2012-08-14 03:16:53 AEST (+1000)

I am afraid this specimen was not saved — it was likely disposed of during the clean up of the display tables — but we found several other powdery lepidellas that could be the same taxon. Please check with Nina, as she took some mushrooms with her.

I’ll check with the Burghardts.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-13 08:21:01 AEST (+1000)


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