Observation 15181: Amanita australis G. Stev.
When: 2008-05-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found under Leptospermum scoparium in native New Zealand bush, mainly in autumn and the beginning of winter, very distinguishable conical warts usually grouped near the centre of the pileus!


Copyright © 2008 Michael
Copyright © 2008 Michael
Copyright © 2008 Michael
Copyright © 2008 Michael

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By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2008-12-11 17:28:48 PST (-0800)

I have a lot more interesting images from the past few years, many that have yet to be identified!

BTW Michael, nice debut on MO; a very cool quadrifecta of fungi!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-11 07:28:32 PST (-0800)
A very beautiful mushroom!
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2008-12-11 03:45:52 PST (-0800)

I have no other images of this species at the moment but hope to get more in the near future!
Thanks for the description link Rod!

Very nice pictures…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-12-10 19:58:38 PST (-0800)

A brief description of this species is to be found at



By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2008-12-10 19:57:22 PST (-0800)

thats one elegant fungus.

do you have another photo of the gill edges?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-10 19:55:05 PST (-0800)

i also like the texture on the abruptly bulbous volva.

By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2008-12-10 17:52:06 PST (-0800)

We have many interesting Amanita species here in NZ, I especially like the cap margin on this one with the descending gills!

lovely! a new one on me.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-10 17:44:21 PST (-0800)

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