Observation 69945: Amanita elongata Peck
When: 2011-06-22
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

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55% (6)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Need to examine l/w ratio for spores in order to distinguish from A. flavoconia.
17% (6)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Seems to possibly be some reddish brown staining on the lower stipe.

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Gonna vote for elongata…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-06-24 13:40:45 PDT (-0700)

The gracile nature of the mushroom and the purity of the yellow color on the cap are two things that (taken together) argue (in my mind) for elongata. A little bit of pinkish or reddish tinge (as opposed to the entire bulb being red-brown or wine red in cross-section) is occasionally seen in flavoconia (both varieties) in my experience.

I agree with Dave W. that spore measurement could helps settle this particular matter most of the time.

R.

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