Observation 138192: Amanita praecox Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.
When: 2013-06-30
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing on ground under hemlock and balsam fir in mixed woods—hard rain last 2 days. Cap pale yellow, convex, slightly knobbed and darker in the center, striate margin,slippery, 3-4 cm. Gills white, close. Stem 6 cm by 3/4 cm, no ring, bulbous base. White spore print.

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-30 17:15:25 PDT (-0700)
Association with Tsuga canadensis is almost always the case with …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-30 17:14:32 PDT (-0700)

praecox.

Very best,

Rod

Thanks, Rod
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-06-30 17:07:15 PDT (-0700)

yes, they were growing under Tsuga Canadensis.

Given your photos and decription and the month in which you
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-30 17:01:22 PDT (-0700)

found this specimen. I’d say it might be A. praecox. Were there Canadian Hemlocks in the collecting area?

Rod

A bulb at the stipe base eliminates the possibility
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-30 16:59:33 PDT (-0700)

that this material belongs in sect. Vaginatae. The stem in this section is “totally elongating” and, even in the button stage, has no bulb on the stem.

Very best,

Rod

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