Observation 211386: Amanita “sp-36”
When: 2015-07-26

Notes: Three specimens of which two are mature. Largest cap 60 mm. Cut specimen: cap dia 35 mm., cap flesh above stem 3 mm., stem length 60 mm. including bulb, bulb 15 mm. × 14 mm., stem 5 mm wide at apex to 9 mm at bulb. On ground under predominantly balsam fir with some spruce.

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47% (2)
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Recognized by sight: tacky orangish cap, white flesh that is yellow under the cap cuticle, yellow volval fragments that have merged on the cap, yellow and white stem with white flesh and thin yellow ring, bulb is 15 mm x 14 mm
Used references: http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita sp-36

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Thanks for writing me about this observation.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-28 23:39:26 EDT (-0400)

I’m not sure how this falls out. Somewhere in the neighborhood of “sp-36” does seem reasonable to me. I’m not completely convinced, but I don’t have a better suggestion. If you’d like to send this along, we’ll try to fit it in.

Very best,


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