Observation 48078: Amanita cokeri (E.-J. Gilbert & Kühner) E.-J. Gilbert
When: 2010-07-04
No herbarium specimen

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38% (4)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Extremely scaly stipe base, pyramidal warts, double ring. No particular smell.
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52% (3)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Deciduous pyramidal warts on cap, double partial veils attached at thickened margin, scaly bulb and stipe base all suggest A. cokeri. Having dried in situ, I doubt that the spores will be of “normal” size. If that were true then having the collection in hand might not be helpful in this case.

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There are not to many species in section Lepidella that occasionally have a double ring.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-07-22 07:26:55 PDT (-0700)

Patrick, somehow I missed this one. Thank you for drawing my attention to this observation.

I’d say that there is a good probability (among the taxa that I know from the SE USA) that this is A. cokeri. Let’s give it cokeri with a question mark.

R.

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