Observation 45558: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

When: 2010-05-18

Collection location: Bushland Park, Gordon, New South Wales, Australia [Click for map]

Who: tripsis

No specimen available

Suggested species from Shroomery members are A. vaginata and A. punctata.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:37 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Sydney, Australia’ to ‘Sydney, New South Wales, Australia’

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Has a volva; looks macroscopically similar to other Amanita spp.

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By: tripsis
2010-05-18 15:27:48 PDT (-0700)

I agree. it would be helpful, but I didn’t collect much information on it. As weiliiiiii said, you can see the volva in the second photo. Apart from that, all I can tell you it that it was very soft and weak and fell apart readily when I moved the leaf litter away to photograph it.

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-05-18 11:58:29 PDT (-0700)

You can see the sack like volva at the base of the stem in the second pic.

By: BakerSt10
2010-05-18 07:09:47 PDT (-0700)

It would be helpful if the details of the base of the stem were shown.

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