Observation 23639: Amanita subcokeri Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2009-07-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These are somewhat old specimens, and the hanging rings are partly collpsed onto the stems.

Proposed Names

34% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Warty cone shaped rooting basal bulb. Warty cap with warts flatter toward the margin. Persistent white ring on stalk.
48% (5)
Recognized by sight: it’s a lepidella, but what makes it unmistakeably a cokeri?
61% (4)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Overall white Lepidella, except for brown on basal warts and tips of warts on cap.
Used references: Amanita Studies website

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks David,
By: groundhog
2014-04-25 14:41:23 CDT (-0500)

We have accessioned this material and added it to Rod’s herbarium.
-Naomi
p.s.
Rod said he believes this is A. subcokeri because of the pink staining on the bulb, and small warts remaining attached to the cap.

very punny.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-12-23 10:06:33 CST (-0600)

as to sub-cokeri…the nose knows.

Amanita subcokeri has a very distinctive odor of burnt sugar crossed with cedar chest…check it out, next time you come across one of these lepidellas.

I think that my comment
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-12-22 10:07:57 CST (-0600)

about being “subcorrect” had to do with a suggestion that the species may be subcokeri. But I see no such proposal or comment at this time. So… ? The overall white color (except for browning on warts) and shape of the basal bulb lead me to the coker group. The “subcokeri” proposal was newly made by me.

I guess
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2009-07-29 06:57:58 CDT (-0500)

my original ID was “subcorrect” :- )

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