Observation 138917: Amanita thiersii Bas

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Recognized by sight: Located in a picnic/playground area, which is grassy, under a partial cover of pine needles.

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Thanks Patrick,
By: groundhog
2013-07-30 11:39:12 CDT (-0400)

This material has been received and accessioned into Rod’s herbarium.
-Naomi

thanks Patrick.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-07-07 13:18:19 CDT (-0400)

I am looking forward to seeing all of the Missouri fungal splendor.

That might be a bit late,
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2013-07-07 13:10:38 CDT (-0400)

but if we get a very wet September again, I should be able to get some to you from the city.

the fluffy, flocculent, easily removed character of the universal veil…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-07-07 12:41:58 CDT (-0400)

is typical of members of Amanita section Lepidella.

I have yet to find any of these non-MR/saprobic forms, however.

Maybe this is the year? I’ll be in Mingo this October. Is that too late for your thiersii?

Hypomyces damages it
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2013-07-07 12:25:02 CDT (-0400)

These are in good shape, not distorted or dissolved away. White coating is flaky and very sticky, an indicator of A. thiersii.

See especially the last photo, with the flakes rubbed away from the larger cap.

Have you considered
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2013-07-07 11:53:25 CDT (-0400)

that it might be under attack by a Hypomyces?

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