Observation 201885: Amanita sect. Amanita

Notes:
Growing on the ground in mixed woods, with a pine being the closest tree.
Cap 8.3 cm across, whitish, with some low bumps/warts near disc and some short striations, ~ 2 mm long. Wet dirt difficult to remove from cap.
Spore print white and spores not amyloid.
Spores ~ 9.1-10.4 X 5.4-6.9 microns, ellipsoid to elongate.
Q(range) = 1.34-1.87
Q(ave) = 1.58
No distinctive odor.

Images

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Spores in Melzers @ 1000X.
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Spores in Congo red + KOH @ 1000X.

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Thanks Ron,
By: groundhog
2015-06-05 12:53:44 CDT (-0400)

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

interesting
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-03-26 19:43:56 CDT (-0400)

This would be interesting material to review. I don’t recognize it.

Very best,

Rod

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