Observation 22229: Amanita pantherina group

When: 2009-06-16

Collection location: Fulton Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)

Specimen available


The specimen at the top of the picture had a yellowish/orange pileus, just a little orange in the center of it.
These are the three that had brownish/cream colored caps, the collar can be seen well on the one in the middle, my camera died in the field so I had to take pics at home.
The flash kinda washes out the brownish center on these.
I accidentally put my knife through the base of the specimen at the top of the pic trying to dig it up, but you can still see the collar, a little worn down but still there.

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By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2009-06-16 17:32:35 CDT (-0400)

The color of the 4 on the left of the pic had yellowish caps, the 3 on the right had more of a creamy white color near the cap margin and a light brown color in the center of it.

is this yellow in your photo a true color, Weiliiiiiii?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-16 14:57:54 CDT (-0400)

I am unaware of any yellow multisquamosa; not familiar with velatipes.

Among the taxa that I know…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-16 14:33:36 CDT (-0400)

I’d suggest that A. multisquamosa Peck and A. velatipes G. F. Atk. are the main possibilities. This, of course, leaves out the possibility that the species is one that I don’t know.


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