Observation 105621: Amanita Pers.
When: 2012-08-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Unusual rot on amanita, did not smell pleasant, rotten meat maybe, but not pungent, you had to get close to get a whiff.

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Probably submaculata
By: Jim Tunney (Jim Tunney)
2013-01-19 13:09:08 PST (-0800)

There were a lot of them there that day and didn’t see any brunnescens, but it could be either.

John, thanks for the IDing the Mycogone.

Amanita species
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-01-17 10:31:52 PST (-0800)

is probably A. brunnescens or maybe Amanita submaculata.

more interested in the amanita that it is eating…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-01-17 09:46:45 PST (-0800)

Amanita phalloides?

If so, nice to see a bit of potential natural biological control for this invasive species (at least true here in CA).

Old phalloides also smell like rotten meat. Decayed protein.

Created: 2012-08-16 21:19:23 PDT (-0700)
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