Observation 105947: Amanita sororcula Tulloss, Ovrebo & Halling

When: 2012-08-16

Collection location: La Agencia, Oaxaca, Mexico [Click for map]


Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

Specimen available

Looks like section Vaginatae, but does not have a sack-like volva.

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I’d like to see the herbarium specimen, Alan.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-19 13:23:03 MST (-0700)


It was growing with oaks
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-08-19 13:12:31 MST (-0700)

And yes, Amanita sororcula does seem likely.

I would place this
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2012-08-19 08:34:19 MST (-0700)

in section Vaginatae. Looks exactly like A. borealisorora to me. What tree was this growing under? Any chance of this being Amanita sororcula? Amanita ceciliae group…

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