Observation 219405: Amanita sect. Validae (Fr.) Singer
When: 2015-10-16
Collection location: Earth [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Orleans, Cape Cod, MA in moss on a pond shoreline. Closest mycorrhizal tree a pitch pine. Red Maples closest tree (not mycorrhizal) Cap 5cm (2.5in) across. No bruising, staining, or odor.

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Maybe A. amerirubescens group.

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-17 11:16:05 CDT (-0500)

this is the time of year when we find morrisii in the NJ pine barrens.

Rod

Is there color on the underside of the skirt-like annulus?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-17 11:14:51 CDT (-0500)

The moist habitat and the locality suggest Amanita morrisii. This has a distinctively narrow partial veil with an underside that ranges from beige to pale orangish buff. The combination of those two characters in the Validae of eastern North America is unique so far as I know.

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20morrisii

Very best,

Rod

Tom
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-10-16 20:53:16 CDT (-0500)

you forgot to put the location in the location field. click ‘edit observation’ to add it.

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