Observation 143828: Amanita “sp-AZ13”
When: 2013-08-25
(33.0996° -108.0119° 2247m)

Notes: in well decayed wood of fallen tree, probably Pinus ponderosus. Possible mycorhizal associates: Pinus ponderosus, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Quercus grisea, Quercus gambelii. Width of cap: 173mm, Overall height: 240mm, Width of stipe just below annulus: 28mm, width of bulb: 53mm

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Recognized by sight: Similar to A. polypyramis, but with rooting bulb.

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Thank you, Bob.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-09-13 14:17:09 PDT (-0700)

This material has arrived and is accessioned in our herbarium. I’m hoping to get a chance to compare the DNA with that of A. polypyramis.

Very best,


Odor: mild, slightly cheesy
By: Bob Chapman (Disciseda)
2013-08-25 21:29:52 PDT (-0700)

This one does not have the strong chlorine, brine aroma of some Lepidellas

Created: 2013-08-25 21:25:40 PDT (-0700)
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