Observation 170813: Amanita Pers.
When: 2014-07-20
(38.53° 78.15° )

Notes: Fruiting on ground, cap ~2 cm, yellow, but rain the previous night might have thinned the color. Apologies for poor image quality: camera/operator problems.

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Eyes3
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ret
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Thanks Penny,
By: groundhog
2014-09-02 11:40:30 PDT (-0700)

This material has been received and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium.
-Naomi (working with RET)

The second image shows the truncate (squarely cut off) short gills beautifully.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-21 20:12:35 PDT (-0700)

Eric Smith and others have posted this recently. It seems to be fruiting quite a bit this year. I don’t recall it being so common in the past; and I don’t know if I have any experience with it. It clearly has a veil that is upward pointing at first. In someone’s pictures it had a volval “rolled sock” at the top of the bulb that is very reminiscent of the pantherina-like species. I would be interested in your collection so that I can compare it with Eric’s, etc. I’ve been spending a lot of time on the Validae and Vaginatae recently; but this should get a little attention since it is showing its face in many places this July.

Very best,

Rod

I collected this one,
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2014-07-21 19:31:00 PDT (-0700)

And have dried it. So if Dr. Tulloss or someone else wants it, I can send.

I was going to propose…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-21 18:12:52 PDT (-0700)

“Amanita species 34”, but my own collections of this type seem to lack a partial veil. The appendiculate material along the cap margin in this obs suggests a partail veil.

Interestingly, the report for Amanita species 34 (section Amanita… see link) mentions the presence of an annulus.
http://www.tullabs.com/amanita/?Amanita+sp-34

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