Observation 218337: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2015-10-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Material collected for RET

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We’ll see what can be done.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-12 15:45:24 EDT (-0400)

Very best,


Yet another name
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2015-10-12 10:43:48 EDT (-0400)

to add to my radar. Hopefully with this specimen in hand you can shed some further light on it.

Smooth cap surface visible in relatively large area suggests this isn’t…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-11 14:45:42 EDT (-0400)

A. ravenelii.

The rather fluffy volva on the cap and the stipe’s bulb kicked off to one side and extending beyond an area of easy access for collecting suggests either A. rhopalopus or its sister species A. magniradix

They’re both in the Great Smokies regional checklist, here:


Very best,


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