Observation 140575: Amanita austrostraminea D.A. Reid
When: 2013-07-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This observation includes some lavender discoloration on the surface of the bulb.

Collected and photographed by S.J.Greco.
Those are her accession numbers in the photos which I believe were used to derive accession numbers at amanitaceae.org where these samples now reside.

Species Lists


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in situ. Notice Lavender on bulb
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side view with ring just seperating from bulb
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Top of cap w/ scale
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Lots of variable length Lamellulae (subgills)
Copyright © 2013 S.J.Greco
Copyright © 2013 S.J.Greco
side view w/ scale

Proposed Names

54% (1)
Recognized by sight: Suggested by Dr. Rodham E. Tulloss
74% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: See below.
Based on microscopic features: Using key of Bas (1969), as well as data from Reid (1980), Wood (1997), and http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita+austrostraminea

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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The photograph of the underside of the cap shows the character for which the…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-09 18:32:02 CDT (-0400)

species was originally named: gills that are white at first but become straw-colored with age (straminea means “straw-colored” or light yellow).

It requires microscopic analysis and the use of Dr. Bas’ 1969 key to get the determination for this taxon.


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