Observation 108545: Amanita volvata (Peck) Lloyd

When: 2012-08-31

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Cap margin is not striate.

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Recognized by sight: About 5 inches tall.

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You’re welcome.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-04 06:01:07 CDT (-0400)


Thanks Rod.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-09-03 22:36:52 CDT (-0400)

If I see any more of this, I’ll make a collection and preserve.

The cuneiform characters on the cap edge,…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-03 22:34:12 CDT (-0400)

remind me of A. dolichopus, which I have seen with this sort of pattern of volval remnants several times. Also, the rather slender stipe suggests that species.

Very best,


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