Observation 220735: Amanita flavoconia G.F. Atk.
When: 2015-09-14
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Lined margin.

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2015-10-29 15:39:29 CDT (-0400)

did not seem rimmed enough for Amanita frostiana. I did not collect it.

That’s an interesting comparison, Herb.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-10-27 21:03:13 CDT (-0400)

The specimen seen in the linked observation (previous comment) has a basal collar that is less abrupt than frostiana I have found. Actually, I seem to recall some frostiana coming in during NEMF 2014 in Maine that had similar basal volvas.

Walt, given the confidence level of your proposal, I assume you didn’t determine whether the spores are amyloid.

By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2015-10-27 14:03:25 CDT (-0400)
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-10-27 12:02:32 CDT (-0400)

generally shows a volval collar encircling the stipe base above the bulb.

I think the lines along cap margin, which are fairly indistinct, are the result of age/moisture-content affecting the way the cuticle adheres to the thin context along the cap margin. I have seen this with flavoconia.

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