Observation 139760: Amanita whetstoneae Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2013-07-12

Notes: In hardwood forest, predominantly oak.

Preserved for study.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
84% (3)
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Used references: Amanita Studies website

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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I’m hoping to have the time to use some of your pictures on the web site.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-09-15 17:06:35 PDT (-0700)

But I’m crazy with too much to do before leaving for NC and the two forays over the next two weekends.

If you don’t see one or more of your images on the whetstoneae page in early October, please send me the email equivalent of a swift kick in the pants.

Very best,

Rod

You’re welcome, Rod.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-09-15 16:39:01 PDT (-0700)

And as usual, thinks for sharing the results of your studies. I feel like I’ve now learned this species fairly well.

DNA sequence supports our eyes again.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-09-15 13:23:23 PDT (-0700)

Thanks, again, David.

Very best,

Rod

plus…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-07-15 09:09:43 PDT (-0700)

that striate margin, and over-all vague resemblance to something in the vaginatae group.

this is one of my favorite eastern amanitas.

nice find, Dave.

I did note the relative lack of staining…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-07-14 20:54:11 PDT (-0700)

especially on the stipe. If this is A. whetstoneae, then this is likely the first one I’ve found. A really nice specimen that dehydrated very well.

Pale cap with very little staining and tall volval sac suggest that whetstoneae
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-07-13 15:41:48 PDT (-0700)

is another possibility.

R

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