Observation 169767: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2014-07-12

Notes: A few spores appeared to exhibit a small “stem.” Second micro shows spores mounted in KOH/Congo red as my attempt to accentuate this feature.

Membraneous volva thin but persistent.

Oak, hickory, maple.

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Thanks Dave,
By: groundhog
2014-09-16 12:32:32 CDT (-0400)

We have recieved this material and accessioned it to Rod’s Herbarium. We have scheduled it for DNA sequencing.

Gills turning pink or “orangish white” upon drying is not rare in sect. Vaginatae; however, …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-16 08:34:41 CDT (-0400)

I think it will prove to be a useful character for separating species.

Thanks for the added information.

Very best,


The gills on the dried material…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-16 07:26:52 CDT (-0400)

have turned pink.

I’ll put together a package soon.

This would be worth some study.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-16 00:06:44 CDT (-0400)

Very interesting.


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