Observation 211525: Amanita aestivalis Singer ex Singer

When: 2015-07-23

Collection location: Lakeville, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)

Specimen available


Note the large patch on the cap and the zig-zag partial veil.

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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Suggestion by Rod Tulloss

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You’re welcome.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-28 00:01:44 CDT (-0400)


Awesome—thanks, Rod.
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2015-07-27 20:56:46 CDT (-0400)
The cap appears to be nearly pure white.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-27 20:06:19 CDT (-0400)

That plus the cleft bulb on the base of the stem suggests that the mushroom is A. aestivalis. I think that this is likely to turn out to be an albino form of A. brunnescens.

Very best,


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