Observation 181606: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2014-10-02
(39.776° -74.5353° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: > Two specimens growing about 10 feet from each other and just a few yards away from the pale amanitas of obs 181603. This spot yielded a similar-looking amanita of obs 151169.
> The mature basidiome had a cap of 6.7 cm in diameter and a stipe of 10 cm in length.
> The striated cap margin of the younger basidiome lacks the brown pigment of cap and appears white in the pictures.
> Preliminary microscopic workup revealed ellipsoid to elongate spores. Spore measurements and pix will be posted later.
> This material is preserved for RET.

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Recognized by sight: Section Amanita is a possibility, judging from the ambiguous morphology of the “bulb” and ellipsoid to elongate spores
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Thanks Igor,
By: groundhog
2014-10-28 13:13:07 PDT (-0700)

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

By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-10-05 07:36:11 PDT (-0700)


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