Observation 67839: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas
When: 2011-05-22
No herbarium specimen

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-05-24 17:33:19 BST (+0100)

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Thanks
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2011-05-24 14:56:20 BST (+0100)

Cheers for that Rod, I originally had it listed as that but I changed it as I doubted my identification, I am still rather new to ID’ing mushrooms and in paticular Amanita.

Thanks for the help.

lepidella
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-05-24 14:45:43 BST (+0100)

I also asked an Australian colleague who is working on lepidellas in Oz to take a look at this observation; and she concurred that this is a species of Amanita sect. Lepidella.

Very best,

Rod

Yes I think it was.
By: Tex (Stopwhispering)
2011-05-24 13:35:21 BST (+0100)

Sorry for the delayed response, I think it was an appendiculate cap margin, there seemed to be an overhang, there was also a substantial amount of material on the ground around the mushroom.

I was careful to take the base out but I think some of it must have crumbled away, I tried seaching directly from where I removed it and couldn’t see any material so perhaps it may be like this. I am more confident that I lost some of it upon removal though.

I have updated the photos with a closer shot of the bulb and margin.

The help is muchly appreciated, thanks.

appendiculate cap margin?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-05-22 17:46:06 BST (+0100)

In the second image, it appears to me that the cap margin has bits of material hanging from it. This, and the absence of a saccate volva, suggests the species belongs to Amanita sect. Lepidella.

It looks like part of the bulb was lost during collecting. Is this correct?

Very best,

Rod

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