Observation 175694: Amanita bisporigera G.F. Atk.

When: 2014-08-03

Collection location: Norvin Green State Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: Amongus

No specimen available

Notes:
Was found all by itself…

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Amanita virosa appears to be limited to Europe, Siberia, and parts of eastern Asia.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-08-31 19:52:48 CDT (-0500)

It doesn’t seem to exist in the Americas. There are several white destroying angels in the eastern U.S. At the moment, some of them can be distinguished by microscope; others have only been “segregated” by DNA sequencing. The story is far from settled.

Very best,

Rod

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