Observation 16024: Amanita atkinsoniana Coker
When: 2007-08-21
No herbarium specimen


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:05 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Randolph Co. West Virgina, USA’ to ‘Randolph Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: For West Virginia, I think the most likely diagnosis for a specimen with warts on the bulb in many rows descending nearly to the very bottom of the bulb would be A. atkinsoniana. The volva is in transition from gray to a sort of reddish brown (especially on bulb). This also is a character of atkinsoniana. Further, atkinsoniana is one of the Lepidellas with a relatively persistent partial veil. There is a page on atkinsoniana that can be reached from http://eticomm.net/~ret/amanita/sectlepi.html , which is an alphabetic listing of species pages for sect. Lepidella.

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Thanks Rod
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-01-05 13:52:56 PST (-0800)

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