Observation 22097: Amanita pantherina group
When: 2009-06-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Note the upturned annulus.

The habitat, viscid pileus, bulbous base of stipe, striated cap margin, and the color of the pileus all point to something in the A. pantherina group.

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Cap size
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-17 03:48:52 IST (+0530)

The specimen is dried now but I would say 3-4 inches when fresh.

size?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-16 23:19:20 IST (+0530)

How broad was the cap?

Very best,

Rod

base of the stipe…
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-16 21:05:30 IST (+0530)

I accidentally destroyed the rings around the base of the stipe when I collected this specimen, this guy was growing in the same place as my last observation of this species.

volval form…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-15 22:51:28 IST (+0530)

Sure does have the infundibuliform volva (love that word).

The volva doesn’t seem to have the typical pantherinoid “rolled sock” form…or am I not seeing this correctly?

Very best,

ROd

Hey Rod…
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-15 08:08:34 IST (+0530)

Check it out, I finally found a specimen with an upturned annulus!!!

Many of the specimens I found on my last observation of this species had there annulus washed away from heavy rains, so it was nice to find a pristine specimen with the annulus displayed in the upturned position.

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