Observation 211589: Amanita sect. Amidella

When: 2015-07-27

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

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This was growing…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-07-28 07:54:00 PDT (-0700)

only a few feet away from OBS 211590. I almost put the two different species into the same container, until I noticed the brown deposits on the cap of this one. Generally, I don’t encounter much confusion in separating Amidella from Vaginatae. But this was a job for Meltzers! Thanks to Igor for supplying me with some of this coveted stuff.

I used to think that there were two small species of Amidella in…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-28 05:00:19 PDT (-0700)

eastern North America. Now, with some random DNA sampling of my herbarium, I think there may be more than two. I haven’t concentrated on sect. Amidella for over twenty years. I hope to get back to them.

Very best,


Created: 2015-07-27 23:22:51 PDT (-0700)
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