Observation 68327: Amanita multisquamosa Peck

Growing in a group of two, from soil, under a Pinus virginiana, in mixed forest.

3.3-5cm broad,
Nearly plane to edges being upturned , white with a faint creamy yellow area in the center, with white warts, marginally striate (60-100mm)

Free, sub-crowded, white

4.8-7cm long, .4-.5cm wide, bulb: .8-1.2cm wide
Equal w/ bulbous base, white with white superior annulus, slightly flaring upward or adhered to stipe, solid

Earthy to not much of a smell at all.

Specimen in personal herbarium.

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By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-05-30 16:24:56 PDT (-0700)

Thank you for the sp. name!

Bulb in third image…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-05-30 11:49:53 PDT (-0700)

seems to have a cothurnate volva (pantherinoid). Size, color of cap, long striations on cap, cothurnate volval remnants on top of bulb, skirt pulled up at first,… all suggest A. mutlisquamosa.


Created: 2011-05-30 09:19:34 PDT (-0700)
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