Observation 15772: Amanita protecta Tulloss & G. Wright
When: 2008-12-20
Herbarium specimen reported

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on my dryer (which is where we’d like to see YOUR rare amanitas!)
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stipe detail
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cap detail
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margin detail

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hello Rod!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-01-03 21:02:05 CST (-0500)

it does look a litle fat down in the volva area, but i think that perhaps its just that tri-part volva! ;)

I am seeing red staining on the volva, top and bottom, and it was a youngish critter, despite getting beat-up in transit and by the rain.

I have done zero microscopy so far, but I do have a slide with spores and of course the dessicata.

certainly it’s one of the odd fat grisettes. any other ideas other than protecta?

But….
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-01-03 15:22:57 CST (-0500)

I don’t see ochraceous stains on the volva? Is that a bulb I think I see at the stipe base. Has this critter submitted to a scope?

Very best,

Rod

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