Observation 156922: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas

When: 2013-09-23

Collection location: Sierra de Quila, Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]

2100m

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Notes:
Intense yellow staining. Under pine.

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Interesting.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-01-02 22:38:17 CET (+0100)
I have collected this Lepidella a few times now
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-01-02 22:27:06 CET (+0100)

It always turns bright yellow a few minutes after damage.

This mushroom had a hard life.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-01-02 12:32:39 CET (+0100)

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:

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

Very best,

Rod

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