Observation 197006: Amanita Pers.
When: 2015-01-25
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Thanks Lucy,
By: groundhog
2015-03-10 12:50:36 MDT (-0600)

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

Gills are super white
By: Lucy (lucya)
2015-01-25 16:28:00 MST (-0700)

in the dried specimen so maybe it is the egregia sensu Wood one. I’m back to being excited :-) I’ll send it over later in the week along with the others.

That’s an interesting progess of observations.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-01-25 08:26:24 MST (-0700)

With the long marginal striations it is very unlikely to be a species of the Phalloideae (like marmorata). It think you have moved in the right general direction by suggesting a relationship to roseolamellata. I remember that in the past you had some white material from the Caesareae and I thought that it might be A. egregia sensu A. E. Wood. I think that the greatest likelihood from the pictures alone is that this is a species of sect. Caesareae. There are occasional albino specimens in a number of amanita species. So I cannot eliminate the idea that this might be a white roseolamellata; however, I cannot say that this is the most probable determination and prefer to hold off and look at the specimen and the new pictures.

Very best,


Actually, I can’t tell whether or not it had a bulb.
By: Lucy (lucya)
2015-01-24 21:27:02 MST (-0700)

Will upload the pic asap. Maybe it was just a very very pale roseolamellata then. How disappointing!

Yes, it had a bulb I think.
By: Lucy (lucya)
2015-01-24 20:58:44 MST (-0700)

I’ll upload the pic of this one cut in half as soon as I’m back in Sydney. It was found right next to the marmoratas (#196879) so I thought maybe it was a white marmorata, if they exist?!

Hello, Lucy.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-01-24 20:02:47 MST (-0700)

We had a snow and ice storm, and I never left home. As a consequence I can see the beautiful mushroom. Did you cut the mushroom in half from top to bottom? was there a bulb inside what looks like a membranous volva? Or was the stipe lacking a bulb? What a pretty mushroom.

Very best,


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