Observation 21494: Amanita jacksonii Pomerleau
When: 2008-09-21
Who: hríb
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These five were growing in the middle of a trail in a hardwood forest. The series of photos were taken 24 hours apart.

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I’m with those guys…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-01 11:18:50 EDT (-0400)

Well, well. I agree with the assessments of these photographs. It sure is an eye-catching species. For a world view of sect. Caesareae, I can’t resist pointing to a recent attempt at organizing the taxonomic knowledge. I hope it will prove useful. At the very least, you can see that the European caesarea and its ilk are easily distinguished microscopically from the group represented by jacksonii (which has a very wide distribution and rather high diversity):

http://eticomm.net/~ret/amanita/key.dir/hemibkey.pdf

Very best,

Rod

Awesome
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-06-01 09:45:40 EDT (-0400)

here is the American Amanita caesarea, finally!

Fantastic
By: Peter Santerre
2009-06-01 01:14:24 EDT (-0400)

both the mushrooms and the photography. Thanks for sharing these.

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