Observation 214227: Amanita sect. Caesareae Singer
When: 2015-08-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: In mixed oak woods.

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Because of the absence of orange felted decorations on the stipe, I …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-08-28 06:11:08 PDT (-0700)

think that this is not A. jacksonii. There are a number of possibilities in the SE U.S.:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20sp-F11

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20sp-S10

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20sp-W15

and new taxa found genetically by Santiago Sanchez-Ramirez in his PhD research.

The latter group are not so well know morphologically at the present time. Spore size-shape is often useful for identification in sect. Caesareae (at least that has been the case up to now.

Very best,

Rod

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