Observation 210734: Amanita egregia sensu A.E. Wood
When: 2014-12-11
Who: Jsun Lau
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in a park with Eucalyptus and Maple. Wet weather caps gelatinous. Summer. Notable features- Margin striations, faint blueish tinge, Stem has delicate ribbing that is lost through maturity.

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That sounds positive.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-25 04:17:14 PDT (-0700)

Rod

A.egregia looks like a match, they were about a hand-span.
By: Jsun Lau
2015-07-25 02:43:11 PDT (-0700)
If you spread out your fingers, was the largest cap about the width…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-23 15:46:13 PDT (-0700)
of your open hand?

A relatively common species of section Caesareae in Queensland is the rather large species Amanita egregia. This might be what you show in these photographs.

Here’s a link:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20egregia

Very best,

Rod Tulloss

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