Observation 110440: Amanita submaculata Peck
When: 2012-09-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: A smell that I cannot quite peg.

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-03-04 17:01:49 CST (-0500)

To me is often similar to Pleurotus ostreatus but a bit stronger at times.

Hi, David.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-03-04 16:45:21 CST (-0500)

I suggest that you use the shorter name for the web page:


The odor of this species seems like apples or pears to me most of the time, but I have found one collection that smelled like new automobile tires…a real contrast.


Really nice photo shows…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-03-04 16:31:23 CST (-0500)

UV remnants, both as rings on the bulb and a broken limb on the ground. Ornamentation on stipe matches the photos seen on the the Amanita Studies site.

This material is the same genetically as MO 109802
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-03-04 13:50:45 CST (-0500)

So it seems we have two sets of submaculata sequences from IN thanks to you, Steve.

Thank you, again.

Very best,


This material accessioned and scheduled for sampling.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-05-28 11:32:20 CDT (-0400)

Hi, Steve.

I looked at the cap carefully in your first pic. It is certainly virgate. The colors are in the right range. And it does have unpigmented spots that are not feeding holes in the cap’s skin. I do also see (I think) a spot of rusty staining.

Thanks for sending this material.

Very best,


Can’t tell if it had the typical…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-19 21:39:01 CDT (-0400)

“ball gown” partial veil….


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