Observation 216021: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

When: 2015-09-13

Collection location: Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2015-09-14 10:21:03 CDT (-0400)

I did not expect this one to be exciting! I’ll keep my eyes open for that again!

From now on I think I’m going to just dry everything for you! :)

Do you have dried material?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-09-13 23:39:01 CDT (-0400)


The volva of farinosa is powdery and remains attached directly to…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-09-13 23:37:39 CDT (-0400)

the caps surface for quite some time. The immature specimen with a distinctly separated patch and exposed (probably some what slippery) surface indicate that this is probably not farinosa. I concur with David W. that this is more likely to belong in Amanita sect. Vaginatae.

Very best,


The universal veil deposit…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-09-13 22:40:44 CDT (-0400)

on the cap seems too thick (and possibly membranous) for A. farinosa. And, I think I see membranous volval deposits on the ground where the stipe is inserted.

Maybe something from section Vaginatae…? Looks like an interesting find.

Created: 2015-09-13 16:01:11 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2015-09-14 13:30:28 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 38 times, last viewed: 2017-06-20 21:01:12 CDT (-0400)
Show Log