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.

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Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Striate cap margin, annulate stipe & remnants of what appears to be a saccate volva
Used references: RET’s comment

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Did this species have a sack-like volva at the bottom of the stem?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-13 08:43:43 PDT (-0700)

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,

Rod

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