Observation 30921: Amanita phalloides (Vaill. : Fr.) Link
When: 2009-12-25
Who: BakerSt10
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: A bug had bored a hole through the center of the cap

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hard to miss the smell …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-12-26 18:30:33 EST (-0500)

…of old phalloides, even from a distance.


prob. smells like a rotten amanita!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-12-26 16:36:50 EST (-0500)

with that bulbous base, close sac of a volva and pale annulus, phalloides is a best fit. brownish cap color is one phalloides possibility, and even a hollow stipe, although uncommon, has been observed before in this species.

By: BakerSt10
2009-12-26 15:46:10 EST (-0500)

I did not notice it, but I didn’t try. I may go back and check.

Often something that is beginning to decay would have some odor…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-12-26 13:57:04 EST (-0500)

This didn’t smell like rotten honey or carrion (like A. phalloides)?


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