Observation 105373: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2012-08-11
(41.4359° -70.6631° 46m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On the side of Manaquayak Rd. in West Tisbury. The first two pictures are from 8/11/12, and the rest are from 8/12/12.

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I notice that WAO lists no material from Massachusetts…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-15 11:40:32 PDT (-0700)

for this species.

It gets pretty big sometimes. We’d be very happy with pie-slice of a mature cap and a longitudinally cut half or quarter of a stipe.

Rod

With the very “spiky” bulb,…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-15 11:36:20 PDT (-0700)

I’m inclined to think this is not pantherinoid.

The cap and the bulb remind me of an eastern Lepidella called A. canescens, which seems to be increasing in frequency in the northeast in recent years.

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita+canescens

Very best,

Rod

Created: 2012-08-15 07:37:29 PDT (-0700)
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