Observation 210733: Amanita magniradix Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2015-07-18

Collection location: Meadowood Park, Mendham, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

Notes:
Collected at the NJMA foray.
UV remnants on cap present as flat grayish patches (see pic).
The gills of this mushroom were almost completely consumed by slugs/insects.
Unfortunately the odor was not noted.

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What a pity.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-24 11:57:30 WIB (+0700)

That’s the way it goes…especially when the collecting gets spectacular.

Rod

Rod,
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-07-24 06:07:18 WIB (+0700)

Thank you for suggesting A. magniradix and commenting on your familiarity with Meadowoods. It was a very productive foray for a change — it hasn’t been that good since 2006!
I wasn’t the collector of this material. Unfortunately, I didn’t examine the tip of the bulb to ascertain the completeness of its excavation. In retrospect, I wish I had preserved the material.

I have several times collected Amanita magniradix at Meadowoods.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-24 05:40:35 WIB (+0700)

Was the tip of the bulb missing?

My guess is that this is magniradix.

Very best,

Rod

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