Observation 60619: Amanita protecta Tulloss & G. Wright
When: 2010-12-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing with willow, no oak around.

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Recognized by sight: Gray decoation on stipe, flocculose UV on cap

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I was skeptical…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-12-13 12:23:32 CST (-0500)

but seeing is believing! Not only is the general stocky aspect, stipe ornamentation, and indistinct, crumbly volva right for protecta, but the staining on the volva is, too.

Who knows what all else might grow with those willows, a habitat that is not commonly searched…

Nice find guys (and gal).

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