Observation 109179: Amanita praecox Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.

When: 2012-09-07

Collection location: Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Growing under spruce along with what I have IDed as A. crenulata.

Caps more yellow than A. crenulata, and basal bulb with better defined margin. Spores a bit smaller than the A. crenulata, with fewer (and on average less) elongation.

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Recognized by sight: Limbate volva. Short-striate cap margin. Thin annulus.
Based on microscopic features: Spores subglobose to globose, approximately 7-9 × 6.5-9.

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September seems a bit late…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-24 07:58:17 CDT (-0500)

for the “Spring Amanita.”

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