Observation 223126: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

When: 2015-07-18

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

Gilled mushroom with a thin, bent stalk. There is a blunt ring near the top of the stalk and several white scales just below.

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Recognized by sight: Cool fake ring!

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Maybe something in the neighborhood of…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-11-18 18:49:20 AST (-0400)


And with that I am stepping outside of my area of expertise.

Very best,


Any pix of the base of the stem?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-11-16 22:56:06 AST (-0400)


Yes, what is that structure that looks like a ring at the stem’s apex?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-11-16 22:55:33 AST (-0400)

If that is a ring, this is highly likely to be something not in the Vaginatae.



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