Observation 64472: Amanita velosa (Peck) Lloyd

When: 2011-03-17

Collection location: Fair Oaks, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

No specimen available

Growing from very rocky ground at the drip line of an oak.

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Recognized by sight: Cap striations, stem texture, stature, volva, free & white gills.
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By: Byrain
2011-03-18 15:34:40 CST (-0500)

In the field it reminded me of another small & pale Amanita which I have seen pictures of here before, but I can’t recall the name of. Though after going through the Mushrooms demystified key this morning and reading some descriptions, A. velosa looks good. Thanks for the help.

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