Observation 136756: Amanita amerirubescens Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2013-06-17

Collection location: Fort Crowder Conservation Area, Neosho, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

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Hello,Jon.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-18 14:24:56 BST (+0100)

The volva is often lacking on species of sect. Validae. They have both a gelatinizing cap surface (gets slippery) and a powdery universal veil (breaks up easily) and the volva can easily be lost from the cap and teh base of the stem…both.

Very best,

Rod

Thank you Walt.
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-06-18 02:45:39 BST (+0100)

I am learning Amanita slowly. There was/is a lack of volva on these as I found several today. It has taken me awhile to learn that this is one of the key distinctions between it and other Amanita species.

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