Observation 110771: Amanita cahokiana Tulloss and Sanchez-Ramírez nom. prov.
When: 2012-09-22
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: N. 39.1328 W. -87.5671

Proposed Names

22% (2)
Recognized by sight: I found the right hillside. Think these may be A. arkansana or something like that. They are in the dryer & will soon be on their way to New Jersey.
The nearest large tree is the beech behind it.
47% (2)
Recognized by sight: Very cool find!
60% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Thank you, Dr. Tulloss. I was considering this also.
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81% (1)
Eyes3
Based on chemical features: Molecular research by Santiago Sanchez. This material is one of the specimens on which the species concept of cahonkiana is founded.

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-08-11 19:54:45 CDT (-0400)

a very cool archaeological site—-said to be the largest north of central Mexico. In 1250, the town was larger than London was that same time.

Very best,

Rod

That is a very cool name!
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2015-08-11 16:11:19 CDT (-0400)
Well it wasn’t arkansana. Meet A. cahokiana.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-08-11 16:02:13 CDT (-0400)

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20cahokiana

The page is being assembled as I write.

Very best,

Rod

That’s pretty cool!
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2012-10-11 22:02:39 CDT (-0400)

First time I’d seen anything like that around there.

Spores were checked by Cristina this a.m. & match those of arkansana. [edit]
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-11 14:04:01 CDT (-0400)

This is the first Indiana [edit] record of arkansana to be listed on the WAO site. A nice big collection.

Thank you.

R

Patrick,
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-22 15:32:40 CDT (-0400)

Yes, I think that A. arkansana is a possibility.

R

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