Observation 170999: Amanita praecox Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.

Thin PV produces fleeting ring.

Edge of a coniferous grove. Spruce, pine, hemlock.

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Recognized by sight
85% (3)
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Based on microscopic features: Globose to subglobose spores 7-8.5 × 6-8.5.

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You’re welcome, David.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-05-01 00:45:54 EDT (-0400)


As usual…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-04-30 22:09:40 EDT (-0400)

thanks for sharing, Rod.

Hello, David.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-04-30 21:52:05 EDT (-0400)

We got a pretty good sequence for the “proposed barcode” gene from this material and it was a 99.7% match to DNA from a collection by Yves Lamoureux from Quebec. I think that it is very likely that they represent the same taxon. Thanks for this material. It will help us to understand the range and variation of A. praecox.

Very best,


Thanks Dave,
By: groundhog
2014-09-02 14:56:06 EDT (-0400)

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

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