Observation 147518: Amanita Pers.

When: 2013-09-21

Collection location: North Park, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available

Notes:
Sent in for DNA testing
I believe Rod said this was third find of this Amanita

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I think that my field guess at this species was Amanita cacaina.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-10-09 18:56:10 CDT (-0400)

The dark chocolate ringless Amanita was found twice on a single foray in West Virginia many years ago. I hope the specimen will yield informative DNA. It was pretty wet and already deteriorating at the point that the identifiers started documenting it.

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita+cacaina

Very best,

Rod

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