Observation 106345: Amanita sect. Phalloideae (Fr.) Singer

Beech and Tsuga Forest. Growing in tall moss.

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32% (2)
Recognized by sight
4% (2)
Recognized by sight: There should be a ring on the stipe, if it’s A. bisporigera.
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Here you go Rod.

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Not bisporigera
By: Emma Harrower (eharrower)
2012-08-21 14:11:56 PDT (-0700)

Jay Justice had a look at it and there were two indications (I forget which ones) that told him it was not bisporigera. The veil was just detaching, so it could have had a ring.

I think I see a ring.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-21 13:32:58 PDT (-0700)

But the bulb appears to have a point on the bottom and certainly seems to have an upstanding free limb of volva. I think it is possible that this is Amanita elliptosperma. It is known to occur in the Carolinas.


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