Observation 169106: Amanita subgenus Amanitina (E.-J. Gilbert) E.-J. Gilbert

Found in the Turkey Creek Unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve.
Cap 5.1 cm across, no striations, and soft, thin flesh.
Gills were a pale yellow and there was some yellowish spots on the upper stem and perhaps the thin fragile annulus.
Spore print was sparse but appeared whitish and the spores weakly amyloid.
Spores ~ 7.9-10.3 X 7.3-10.2 microns, globose to subglobose.
Q(range) = 1.00-1.10. Q(ave) = 1.05 n=18

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My guess would be that this would fall into the Phalloideae.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-06 03:03:21 BST (+0100)

Spore shape excludes sect. Amidella and the species of sect. Lepidella that have a limbate volva.

I’ve seen a pinkish or orangish ring on the cap of aging specimens in the bisporigera group.

Very best,


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