Observation 215794: Amanita sect. Validae (Fr.) Singer

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> A COMA Foray collection.
> This material is saved for RET.

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Interesting suggestion, Dave
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-01-07 19:03:22 CST (-0500)

The cap of the “baby” is kinda dark for canescens and, as you noted, the cap of the mature fb is clearly virgate, but the warts are evocative of a sect. Lepidella. Maybe microscopy can help here with sectional placement… I agree that A. canescens is a weird lepidella in the way it sometimes presents itself – somewhat of a Validae wannabe. :-)

Any chance…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2018-01-07 10:23:00 CST (-0500)

canescens may make sense here? Cap surface seems kinda radially streaky for a Lepidella. But, canescens seems to be a bit of an oddball Lepidella.

Off the top of my head,…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-09-09 14:55:27 CDT (-0400)

no clue.

Very best,

Rod

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