Observation 209871: Amanita sect. Caesareae Singer
When: 2015-07-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: same yard and same trees as all my post to Mushroom Observer.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Striate cap margin, annulate stipe & remnants of what appears to be a saccate volva
Used references: RET’s comment

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
Did this species have a sack-like volva at the bottom of the stem?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-13 17:43:43 CEST (+0200)

For amanitas, it is very important to dig up the whole base of the stem.

If this species had a sack-like volva at the bottom of the stem, then the striate cap margin and the gray partial veil suggest that the species is in Amanita section Caesareae.

It’s a little slender for Amanita spreta; but, if it’s not that species, then its an unnamed species….which is possible.

Very best,


Created: 2015-07-13 16:06:56 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2015-07-13 18:12:02 CEST (+0200)
Viewed: 30 times, last viewed: 2016-03-08 00:03:02 CET (+0100)
Show Log