Observation 156922: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2013-09-23
( 2100m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Intense yellow staining. Under pine.

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-01-02 16:38:17 EST (-0500)
I have collected this Lepidella a few times now
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-01-02 16:27:06 EST (-0500)

It always turns bright yellow a few minutes after damage.

This mushroom had a hard life.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-01-02 06:32:39 EST (-0500)

I think the yellow staining is possibly the “yellowing syndrome” that I’ve seen in a number of species of Amanita from around the world.

For new readers, a description of the yellowing syndrome is on-line here:


Very best,


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