Observation 175754: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2014-08-30

Notes: Beech, birch, maple, ash, hemlock. Not much oak in this area.

Spore length max about 11.5 mu.

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Thanks Dave,
By: groundhog
2014-10-28 17:16:12 CDT (-0400)

This material has been received and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium. We have also scheduled it for DNA sequencing.
-Naomi

Thank you very much, David.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-09-01 10:41:23 CDT (-0400)

Rod

Material preserved.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-08-31 21:09:47 CDT (-0400)

Included in next shipment.

A possible ID for this observation. Multiply EDITED.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-08-31 17:46:03 CDT (-0400)

The possible taxon is described here:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita+cremeosorora

I have seen something resembling your photos in mixed (hardwood and conifer) forests from Connecticut and New Jersey to South Carolina and Tennessee. Frankly, I’m not sure that it is all one species; but we’re trying to find out. A more recent collection might be very helpful if the older collections yield only fragments of the proposed barcode sequence.

Very best,

Rod

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