Observation 207656: Amanita rhacopus Y. Lamoureux nom. prov.
When: 2015-06-25

Notes: KOH negative.

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At the moment we know of one other taxon (segregated by DNA)…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-06-25 13:50:28 PDT (-0700)

that occurs in Maine and is in the “A. rhacopus group” of the Vaginatae, with a graying universal veil that breaks up during expansion of the fruiting body.

This is A.sp-QUE03.” So far we think it can be separated from A.rhacopus” by spore size. There is a chart showing comparison of the sporographs of “rhacopus” and “sp-QUE03” near the bottom of the techtab here:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20sp-QUE03

Very best,

Rod

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