Observation 141861: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2013-08-04
(40.8527° 74.83° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Four specimens growing on a lawn under an old beech tree.

The caps were gray, with a darker umbo in mature specimens. The volva was very friable and crumbled away together with the soil clumps. The older fruitbodies with expanded caps were in great shape, but when I came back to collect them in the afternoon (following an NJMA foray at Stephens State Park), the sun and low humidity had already “fried” the caps.

Older specimen: 12.5 cm tall; expanded cap = ~4.5 cm wide; stipe = 3 mm wide at apex, 7 mm wide at base.

Younger Specimen: 11.5 cm tall; unexpanded cap = ~4 cm wide; stipe = 8×6 mm wide at apex; 9×7 mm wide at base.

Rod, I am sending these to you as well.

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Thanks Igor,
By: groundhog
2013-08-16 14:51:38 CDT (-0400)

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

Lookin forward to the mateiral.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-05 22:58:12 CDT (-0400)

Thank you.

Rod

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