Observation 53121: Amanita pantherina var. velatipes
When: 2010-07-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Just per chased about 7 acres of mixed woods with lots and lots of mushrooms. all very old growth last logged 1909 lots of trees of many different varieties on this 7 acres.This is the first of many I found this Amanita growing next to Eastern Hemlock but Red Oak, and Beech growing near by. Old trees I was able to watch this grow so I have three days worth of pictures to post here. This is from July

[admin – Sun Nov 14 14:13:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Ponderosa Road, Oak Hill, Fayette C o, West Virginia’ to ‘Ponderosa Rd., Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia’

Proposed Names

38% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Found Growing under Eastern Hemlock
Used references: Roody MoWVaCA: page58
3% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
-16% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Then, at this time of year, …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-06-25 16:39:41 CDT (-0400)

I’m inclined to suspect
A. praecox” when a gemmatoid amanita is on the small side. Maybe Oak Hill may have some Canadian Hemlock on it as well as oak?

Very best,

Rod

Just destroyed my proposal of…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-06-25 12:48:43 CDT (-0400)

A. velatipes (same as pantherina var. velatipes). Rod, I see what you mean about the volval structure.

a limbate volva?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-09-17 22:55:04 CDT (-0400)

I think that the volva in these pictures is more limbate than ocreate (“rolled sock”); and this suggests that it is more likely this mushroom would be in the gemmata group than in the pantherina group.

R.

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