Observation 67565: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2011-05-18
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: In the first photo, I think I see evidence of a partially buried basal volva. Was the gill attachment noted?

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Looks like there may be powder in the center of the cap…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-05-19 10:51:20 EDT (-0400)

Did you see the stem base? This could be in sect. Vaginatae (especially if I’m wrong about a powdery volva on the center of the cap. However, this could also be Amanita farinosa. There would be no sack in the latter case, and there would be a little bulb (probably with gray powdery volva left on its “shoulder.”


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