Observation 150313: Amanita lactea Malençon, Romagnesi & Reid
When: 2013-10-28
Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

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Thank you Rod
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-10-28 21:07:03 CDT (-0500)

I have already read about it. Thank you :)

Can you tell me if this obs. http://mushroomobserver.org/149400?q=1aJl9 is still a Rubescens?

None of those ecological constraints…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-10-28 20:56:43 CDT (-0500)

would eliminate A. lactea. There are probably other possibilities that don’t have names or don’t come to mind late at night.


Very best,


By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-10-28 20:44:57 CDT (-0500)

We are almost at sea level. Trees nearby were mainly oaks and maybe some pines not so far.

The short gills all appear to be squarely cut off, …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-10-28 20:19:31 CDT (-0500)

which is typical of both sections Vaginatae and Amidella.


The last picture seems to show a sac left in the ground.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-10-28 20:15:17 CDT (-0500)

If that is the case, then (because of a lack of brick=colored staining) I think you probably have a species of section Vaginatae. All of them in the Northern Hemisphere (and almost all in the Southern Hemisphere) lack a ring as a matter of course.

At what altitude did you observer this material?

Can you give any clues about the trees nearby.

Amanita lactea would be a possibility. Spores would be very useful in finding if this were the case.

Very best,

Rod Tulloss

Where is the ring?
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-10-28 13:36:28 CDT (-0500)

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