Observation 179211: Amanita texasorora Tulloss, Kudzma & D.P. Lewis nom. prov.

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Recognized by sight: The ends of the gills are cut off at an angle.
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Recognized by sight: Possibly in the rhacopus group?
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Based on chemical features: nrITS and nrLSU sequences were used for identification.

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According to my current understandin, the DNA says this is texasorora.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-03-13 19:46:34 GMT (+0000)

Thanks again for the material. We are starting to get evidence that is filling in the range of texasorora (from New England to eastern Texas). I noticed that you didn’t create the map for the present obervation. Do you have a more precise lat-long for this collection?

Very best,


Thanks Patrick,
By: groundhog
2014-10-14 17:31:01 BST (+0100)

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

The number of apparently distinct cap colors in the rhacopus-group is…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-10-01 01:07:15 BST (+0100)

really quite something.

Very best,


No, you are right.
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2014-09-30 22:14:54 BST (+0100)

That was a Scleroderma, another obsrvation

Hi Patrick,
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-09-30 22:09:55 BST (+0100)

Does the first image belong with the others?

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