Observation 112768: Amanita rhopalopus Bas
When: 2012-10-06
No herbarium specimen

Images

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Very raggedy and scaly all over. It has an odd smell, like dusty old grain.
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It had a thick rootlike portion below ground, some of which seemed to be rotting, as it was very degraded and slimy.
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Closer look at the scales/warts on the cap.

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Thank you.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-13 15:57:01 COT (-0500)

That’s some endorsement.

R

That’s the best place on the ’net to check Amanitas!
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2012-10-13 11:44:19 COT (-0500)
Here’s what we have on our site:
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-11 09:06:49 COT (-0500)
Thank you, Rod
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2012-10-11 08:25:55 COT (-0500)

I’ve looked it up on the ’net, and it does match the other observations and descriptions posted.

It could be Amanita rhopalopus
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-10 22:35:33 COT (-0500)

with the bulb kicked off to one side and what appear to be powdery warts with no [obvious] fibrillose layer on the cap under the warts.

Thanks for the extra picture.

R

Sorry I don’t have better photos, but maybe the closer look at the cap with help?
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2012-10-10 15:43:24 COT (-0500)
Ann…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-08 15:54:02 COT (-0500)

Do you have a picture of the warts take closer up? Maybe with the bases of the warts in focus and with a little less glare from the cap surface (maybe taken in the shade)?

R

I think you are correct about this belonging in …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-10-08 15:50:34 COT (-0500)

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