Observation 207973: Amanita frostiana (Peck) Sacc.
When: 2015-06-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cap margin grooved. This aspect was barely detectable to the naked eye, as well as with a loupe. The photo seems to have caught the light and shadow just right to highlight the grooves.

Stipe base with abrupt marginate volva.

Spores globose and inamyloid.

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I’m drying this one.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-28 08:37:36 CDT (-0400)

It’s a real nice specimen. I’ll send it for inclusion in the NJ collection if desired. Also, I’ve got a spore print, so I can test for amyloidity just to be sure it’s not a flavoconia.

No vouchers from NJ
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-06-27 23:19:05 CDT (-0400)

This is according to Rod’s website. I have to ask John B. if this amanita is on the NJMA species list.

Not common.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-27 23:16:09 CDT (-0400)

The few times I have found frostiana, it has been near oak.

How common is it…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-06-27 22:58:09 CDT (-0400)

…in your neck of the woods? I am yet to find this one in NJ.

Created: 2015-06-27 21:33:24 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:25:27 CDT (-0400)
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