Observation 207893: Amanita flavoconia group

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Hopefully…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-01-22 18:32:30 PST (-0800)

there will be correlations with morphology.

I believe there will be multiple flavoconias.
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2017-01-22 18:26:09 PST (-0800)
Looking again…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-01-22 17:34:04 PST (-0800)

I’m not surprised this falls into Validae. I think that my initial examination of the thumbnail kinda tricked me… UV deposits are arranged along the somewhat abrupt upper basal bulb in a pattern that mimics the “pantheroid” volva. Second photo clearly shows a bulb lacking in structure and with yellow UV grainy patches.

Does molecular data suggest this splits far enough off flavoconia to support a species designation?

Unlikely to be A. frostiana.
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2017-01-22 12:27:29 PST (-0800)

Genetics suggest closest neighbor is A. flavipes from Asia. This species has been picked up in environmental sampling from Georgia to Michigan.

I have not yet
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2015-06-27 15:51:36 PDT (-0700)

Still trying to get everything cataloged and Ill go back though.

As seen in second photo…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-27 15:47:08 PDT (-0700)

cap margin appears to be grooved. Did you consider A. frostiana?

Created: 2015-06-27 13:53:11 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-06-27 22:06:12 PDT (-0700)
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