Observation 172942: Amanita Pers.
When: 2014-07-22
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

(As a visitor to Mississippi, I’m unfamiliar with most fungi and trees found here. Fortunately there were signs that labeled most of the trees in the area I was in!)
The fungi above was found around these trees:
Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)
Mockernut Hickory (Carya tomentosa)
Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)
American sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis)
Yellow Poplar “Tulip Tree”(Liriodendron tulipifera)
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
White Oak (Quercus alba)

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There is a chance that this is rubescens var. alba.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-08-11 14:07:55 CDT (-0500)

At any rate is is a rubescent taxon and very probably not flavorubens. I am working on the rubescent group in Amanita sect.Validae at the moment with several colleagues. If you have a chance to dry such material in Mississippi, it is likely that it would be valuable to the above-mentioned research.

Very best,

Rod Tulloss

Created: 2014-08-08 18:54:56 CDT (-0500)
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