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)
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)
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
2014-04-26 03:41:23 CST (+0800)

We have accessioned this material and added it to Rod’s herbarium.
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)
2010-12-24 00:06:33 CST (+0800)

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)
2010-12-23 00:07:57 CST (+0800)

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 19:57:58 CST (+0800)

my original ID was “subcorrect” :- )

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