Observation 23581: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2009-07-26
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Very similar to 23123. Here are the differences: larger fruit body, volval sac not buried as deeply (was relatively easy to dig out), spores appear to be a tad larger. Similarities… same type of habitat = lawn very near to an oak, silvery gray. This one looks mre like the classic A. vaginata to me, except there are no brown tones on the cap.

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Thanks David,
By: groundhog
2014-04-25 16:14:03 CDT (-0400)

This material has been accessioned to Rod’s herbarium.
-Naomi

I just
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-07-28 22:08:18 CDT (-0400)

looked at another spore sample from my most recent collection of the suspected species #17 that appears on my lawn. They are identical to the ones seen here. So I think this one is a larger version of this same Amanita (the one on my lawn). I have stored this dried specimen seperately.

very interesting….
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-07-27 12:32:38 CDT (-0400)

I’d like to see your dried specimen when you have a chance.

Very best,

Rod

Spores
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2009-07-27 07:51:52 CDT (-0400)

do appear to be ovoid. Photo shows them mounted in Meltzer’s. Spores a bit larger than the ones from the suspected species #17 I’ve been getting on my property.

Elegant specimen
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-07-26 23:36:20 CDT (-0400)

And it looks beautifully collected!

Are the spores ovoid? Can you tell us more about the spores?

Rod

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