Observation 163398: Amanita gilbertii Beauseign.
When: 2014-04-14
Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Near pines and oaks.

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Thank you very much, Rod :)
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-06-24 01:12:11 CEST (+0200)
This one also has spores not compatible with verna and quite compatible…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-06-24 00:00:39 CEST (+0200)

with gilbertii. In this case your photographs show the typical ring within the volva…like a bracelet inside a tight sleeve.

I think there is a good chance of this being gilbertii.

Very best,


Thanks Elsa,
By: groundhog
2014-06-20 20:46:12 CEST (+0200)

This material has been received and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium.

Oh, that would be wonderful, Elsa.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-04-14 23:06:43 CEST (+0200)

I look forward to seeing the material that you send.

Very best,


By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-04-14 21:56:54 CEST (+0200)

going to try drying at least one of these, and I’ll send you with the rubescens and any gemmata (if I find another).

Did you have the chance to check the spores? Or to apply KOH to the material?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-04-14 21:34:23 CEST (+0200)

KOH would turn the surface of the mushroom orange-yellow if the species were A. verna. The spores would be very distinctive if you have gilbertii.

I’d be interested in dried material of either of the species. I have such material from the Atlantic coastal departements of France for comparison.

Very best,


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