Observation 142491: Amanita “sp-S01” Tulloss cryptonom. temp.
When: 2013-08-12

Notes: Cap flat having a slight depression in the center 4 cm light yellow moist with a patch of volva remnants in the center. cap striated turning into minute striations at the margin, Gills close slightly yellow not attached.
Stem 11cm light yellow with a ring 3 cm down from cap.
Base of stem bullet shape ,swollen base with a slight collar and rim
Base buried about 3 cm,
Spore print white.
Spores broadly elliptical
Found in pairs growing in Lycopodum near Chestnut Oak and an Eastern Hemlock

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Used references: Personnel Communication with Dr. Tulloss
Based on microscopic features: Spores are more Ellipsoid

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The spores are ellipsoid in your photograph, Eddee.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-13 05:43:44 CEST (+0200)

Amanita praecox spores are proportionately broader. Amanita sp-S01 has ellipsoid spores and is more likely to be what we see in your pix.

Very best,


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