Observation 143546: Amanita abrupta Peck
When: 2013-08-21
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cap 52 mm. wide x 6 mm. thick above stipe, cream, yellowish on disc, no patches. Gills cream, broad. Stem 96 mm. to top of bulb x 8 mm. midheight, cream, cream annulus with yellow edges, bulb 25 mm. high x 22 mm. at widest point. On moss in mixed woods.

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I don’t know about the fibrils
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-08-22 16:58:15 CDT (-0400)

under the skirt but I will look for it the next time I find this. I think the answer to your second question is yes.

Thanks for the information.


Is the underside of the skirt attached to the stem by many fibrils?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-22 16:21:42 CDT (-0400)

Am I right that the top of the bulb is fairly flat and (while it may have subtle raised rings on the top surface) does it completely lack a membrane rising from the edge of the flat top?

If the answers to all the questions are “yes,” then I think this is A. abrupta with all the pyramidal warts washed off.

Very best,


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