Observation 141714: Amanita daucipes (Mont.) Lloyd
When: 2013-08-03
Who: DCart
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is a large mushroom, ~ 9" in length.

The cap has a powder that easily rubs off.

The volva is HUGE! 1.25" thick and about 4" long.

Can anyone ID the mushroom that I have found?

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The veritical sides on the cake-like larger patches of volva and the coloring of the volva.

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Hello, DCart.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-04 10:41:06 CST (+0800)

The large radicating bulb is not the volva in this species; the volva (with veritical fracture lines, see edges of the cake-like patches on the cap) is friable and changes from white to a light brownish pink. The carrot-like bulb gives the species its name “carrot-foot” (daucipes).

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita daucipes

Very best,

Rod

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