Observation 140164: Amanita “sp-O02” Tulloss
When: 2013-07-16
Herbarium specimen reported

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Recognized by sight: Cap 1 1/2" across. Reddish staining on bulb. Under beech and oak.
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Thanks Eric,
By: groundhog
2014-04-18 14:19:21 EDT (-0400)

This material has been recieved and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium. We have also scheduled it for DNA sequencing.

The flattish patches on the cap suggest …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-07-16 22:34:00 EDT (-0400)

both stirps Brunnescens and stirps Bulbosa. The staining and the distribution of pigment on the cap and the non-split bulb suggest sp-O02.

The latter is one of the species that were sampling in the solaniolens-like group. So this material is something that we’ll probably want to sample for when sequencing restarts in Dr. Hughes’ lab in the Fall.

Very best,


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