Observation 143617: Amanita cochiseana Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2013-08-23
(32.9418° -108.1969° 2239m)

Notes: in soil under Ponderosa pine

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Thanks Bob,
By: groundhog
2013-11-26 12:35:43 PST (-0800)

This material has been recieved and accessioned into Rod’s herbarium. We have scheduled it for DNA sequencing.

I would tend to think drying has something to do with that
By: Bob Chapman (Disciseda)
2013-08-23 20:45:00 PDT (-0700)

Drying has something to do with everything around here. Conditions right now are pretty dry. I think a lot of the variation amongst fruit bodies of a single taxon is due to the quickly changing environment here in the southwest. One place is wet, a half mile away its dry, and wet can turn dry in a day. It makes collecting challenging as well. That banding could be analogous the the aerolate cracking of some mushroom caps.

I should be able to ship the specimens probably tomarrow, Monday latest.

This collection is interesting because of the stipe decoration that was absent…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-23 18:47:20 PDT (-0700)

in most of your other postings.

Another reason to compare collections that are, or look like, Amanita cochiseana.

Very best,


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