Observation 51679: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2010-08-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Up to 6 inches tall. In vicinity of alder, hickory, and birch.

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These 3 growing within inches of each other. Far right I speculate may be a different species? on account of the basal bulb is so much larger.
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Yup…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-08-31 19:39:45 CEST (+0200)

It’s the bottom the bulb that may be rounded, which I now understand. Proposal “abrupta” has been appropriately destroyed.

Oh, I see the problem.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-08-31 17:43:11 CEST (+0200)

I have rewritten the very cumbersome sentence for the new Amanitaceae site as soon as I saw your citation. That comma after “abrupt” should be read as a distinct pause. The group of words and phrases separated by “or” are descriptions of what the bottom of the bulb can be like.

I’ll send you a separate email.

Very best,

Rod

Yes, the bulbs are
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-08-31 13:55:29 CEST (+0200)

not abrupt, as one would ordinarily expect. From the Amanita Website the description is “… abrupt, subnapiform or rounded.” So I figured that these were perhaps examples of the “rounded” version.

I’ll allow the “abrupta” proposal to remain (along with the low level of confidence), although putting this species name onto this obs does seem like a stretch.

It doesn’t seem that any of the bulbs are abrupt….
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-08-31 00:57:27 CEST (+0200)

?

R.

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