Observation 151654: Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Link

When: 2013-10-13

Collection location: University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michelle Katuna (mkatuna)

Specimen available

Universal veil covering young specimen, annulus, volva, divergent gill trama, amyloid spores, white spore print


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10x magnification. Amyloid spores
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Young Amanita emerging from universal veil
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Growing on leaf-covered soil near oak trees

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified
Based on microscopic features: Divergent gill trama
Based on chemical features: Amyloid spores

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