Notes: Amanita sp. collected from the edge of a sandy trail near Pinus rigida and scrub oaks in the Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area, Kennebunk, ME. Cream-yellow colored caps 3.5-4 cm in diameter with flat white patches and striation on outer one third of cap. The fibrous stipe is cream-white a has a prominent skirt and ends in a bulb. The flesh is white, slowly turning slightly brownish when cut or bruised. See photographs. No macrochemical tests were performed. The spore print is white and the inamyloid spores are ellipsoid with a pronounced apiculus. The 20 spore average is 9.5 × 6.7 microns with a Qm = 1.42.
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After reading up a bit on these I’d lean to A. multisquamosa due to the smaller size. These were considerably smaller than typical A. velatipes. At least from what I’m reading.
This is a characteristic of two eastern North American taxa with a pantherinoid bulb and volval material encircling the base of the stem (top of the bulb): I think this material is most like Amanita velatipes. The other named species is A. multisquamosa.
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