Observation 143050: Amanita rhacopus Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.

A single specimen growing under oaks.

The fruitbody is 10 cm tall.

The convex cap is 4.5 cm in diameter; striations are up to 1.1 cm long; the volval patches are dark gray.

The stipe is gently tapering toward the apex. Some brownish snake-skin pattern is visible in the middle. The base is swollen, appearing like a small bulb. There is a single universal veil remnant, appearing as a thin band of tissue above the “bulb” (see photo #037).

The material is saved for R.E.T.

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By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2013-11-15 23:33:14 CST (-0500)

and the specimen entered into his herbarium as A. rhacopus.

Thanks Igor,
By: groundhog
2013-08-22 13:58:24 CDT (-0400)

This material has been recieved and accessioned into Rod’s herbarium.

You are welcome, Rod
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2013-08-18 00:09:26 CDT (-0400)

I am amassing a collection for you to be shipped out soon. It consists of the two amanitas I found in the Pine Barrens last weekend (longipes and brunnescens) and the four specimens I collected at Washington Crossing today. I am meeting with the Burghardts at FPP tomorrow, so more samples could be added still. I hope all of these are worth the wait.



Thank you again, Igor. EDIT
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-17 23:54:44 CDT (-0400)

This specimen seems like Yvex Lamoureux’s A. rhacopus…with much of the volva at the base missing.

Very best,


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