Observation 58542: Amanita smithiana Bas
When: 2010-11-11
No herbarium specimen

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52% (3)
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The shaggy
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-01-04 00:36:08 CST (+0800)

PV remnants, taller stature, and rings of tissue around the stipe base that is pointed below remind me more of A. smithiana. I think without a scope, that species shouldn’t be ruled out.

Yes,You are right.
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2010-11-17 10:02:02 CST (+0800)

A. silvicola is a better fit. I don’t have access to a scope. Thanks for the direction.


You might consider Amanita silvicola.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-11-17 09:09:25 CST (+0800)

Well, then you might consider Amanita silvicola as a possible name for this observation.

Do you have access to a scope?

Very best,


No, Rod.
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2010-11-17 08:15:27 CST (+0800)
Only what is shown on the split photo. Unless it was very thin.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-11-17 00:17:10 CST (+0800)

Was there a long “rooting” base on this that got cut off?


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