Observation 135364: Amanita Pers. sect. Amanita
When: 2013-06-02

Notes: very light yellow, herbarium specimen avail

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By: groundhog
2013-07-03 10:50:34 CDT (-0500)

No worries. Thanks for taking the time to send us some cool stuff. This material has been accessioned into the herbarium.

it might be this observation
By: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)
2013-07-03 10:43:24 CDT (-0500)


but I can’t say 100%. sorry! My future collections will be better, I promise :/

Ok, thanks
By: groundhog
2013-07-03 10:40:28 CDT (-0500)

Does the other specimen with this MO number (the grayish capped one) have a different MO # assigned to it?

Hi Naomi
By: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)
2013-07-02 12:55:36 CDT (-0500)

I apologize, the specimen for this observation is the yellow capped one

Hi Jimmy
By: groundhog
2013-07-02 12:10:31 CDT (-0500)

We received your material. Two of the bags of dried mushrooms had this MO number, one has a yellow cap, and one appears to be grey. Could you clarify which specimen # goes with which mushroom?
-Naomi (working with Rod)

Jimmy, If you’d like to send the dried collection to us…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-02 20:49:18 CDT (-0500)

in New Jersey, you can send it to us at this address:

R. E. Tulloss
Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum
P. O. Box 57
Roosevelt, NJ 08555-0057

Very best,


Because the yellow pigment is not restricted… (EDIT)
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-02 20:45:39 CDT (-0500)

to the very center of the cap, I think that this is more likely to be “A. praecox” Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.

See http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita+praecox

EDIT: However, I haven’t heard of it being in Georgia; so I would also have to consider “A. sp-S01.”


Very best,


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