Observation 212037: Amanita Pers. sect. Amanita
When: 2015-08-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These yellow Amanita are new to me. Growing in mixed hardwoods, mostly oak in SW Florida. I thought possibly A. gemata but I really don’t know.

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to get this anonymous yellow capped amanita to sp.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-05-25 08:41:45 PDT (-0700)

you’ll need to collect it next time.
did it have a PV?

not every amanita sp. in NA has a latin name, even if you do the work necessary!

probably section amanita, if it doesn’t have a membranous PV. checking spores for amyloidity would also confirm the section.

could also be a validae (warts on cap, bulb, membranous PV), but I am also leaning towards section amanita.

several cryptic sp. within the gemmata complex, but this one looks like it has a farinose UV on its base, so prob. not in the gemmata group.

Yes
By: Mary Smiley (ladyflyfsh)
2015-08-06 05:03:25 PDT (-0700)

It’s an Amanita…but which one?

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