Observation 208676: Amanita subcokeri Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2015-07-03

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53° 78.15°

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Robust fruiting body, 4.5 cm cap not fully expanded. Thick base. Loblolly pine woods near cinnabar chanterelle grouping.

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No obvious odor
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2015-07-05 09:36:43 EDT (-0400)

noted Rod. However these (or ones like them) seem to be fruiting in the woods here now. All loners that I have seen thus far. I will take notice of odors in future observations. Do you want me to try to collect and dry specimen for you?
Best wishes


The smallish warts on the cap and the pinkish staining on the upper bulb…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-05 08:37:15 EDT (-0400)

are evidence that this is A. subcokeri. Coker, himself, noted that correspondents had found a pink staining taxon, but that cokeri did not have that reaction.

Penny, did you happen to notice an odor in this case?

Very best,


Created: 2015-07-03 21:53:20 EDT (-0400)
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