Observation 107842: Amanita sect. Validae (Fr.) Singer
When: 2012-08-30
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found in the crevice of a fallen beech tree. Other oaks nearby.

Largest cap about 4" across. Total stem length 9". Stem down to the top of the slightly enlarged base = just over 7"

[32,1,1] 6.6 – 7.8 x (3.8) 3.9 – 4.6 (4.7)
Q = 1.57-1.87

L’ = 7.2
W’ = 4.2
Q’ = 1.71

Additional Spore Information (Not including the first set). This includes samples from both specimens.
[51,2,1] (7.2) 7.4 – 8.7 (9.2) x 4.3 – 5.3 (5.7)
Q = 1.55 – 1.76
L’ = 8.0
W’ = 4.8
Q’ = 1.67

All combined:

[83,2,1] (6.6) 6.9-8.4 (8.8) x (3.9) 4.0-5.2 (5.3)
Q = 1.55 – 1.83
L’ = 7.7
W’ = 4.6
Q’ = 1.68

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Thank you, Steve.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-05 14:33:53 CDT (-0400)

This material is accessioned.

Very best,

Rod

Hmm. I seem to remember a Murrill species described from Florida that had…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-31 16:22:48 CDT (-0400)

yellow powdery warts on a whitef or whitish/pallid [edit] cap. I think it would be in section Validae.

For some reason I think that I saw a collection made by Harry Thiers that was deposited in SFSU.

I’ll have to check my notes.

R

Yes
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2012-08-31 16:08:55 CDT (-0400)

The final spore image is in Meltzers.

Are the spores amyloid?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-08-31 15:54:08 CDT (-0400)

R

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