Observation 26398: Amanita bisporigera G.F. Atk.

When: 2009-10-07

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

Who: Dave in NE PA

Specimen available

Oak woods. Spores amyloid. Maybe one of the citrina types? Cap surface lacks the shiny appearance I expect in citrina. Also, difficult to characterize stalk base as collarlike or saclike. Spores sub globose to globose.

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Thanks David,
By: groundhog
2014-04-26 03:53:02 WIB (+0700)

This material has been accessioned to Rod’s herbarium.

Hmmm ….
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2010-01-24 04:18:11 WIB (+0700)

Check this one out that just got posted:


I think you may be right about A. citrina … not that prominent
a cup on yours.

Let’s see what Dr. Tulloss says …

Reviewing these pics,
By: Dave in NE PA
2010-01-23 23:48:31 WIB (+0700)

I recall now that what really bothered me was the yellow tint seen on the annulus. Seems a little odd for bisporigera.

A. bisporagera
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-10-20 23:49:08 WIB (+0700)

Gotta know this one, Dave! ;)

I think one of the differences of A. bisporagera from A. citrina is the proportion of the stalk — A. citrina have thinner stalks. No patches on the cap of A. bisporager either. SOME A. citrina also smell like potatos, but it seems not all do.

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