Observation 70206: Amanita ocreata Peck
When: 2011-06-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I will scope this today.


Amanita ocreata spores, 400x in Meltzers.
amyloid ocreata spore, 1000×.
yellows in KOH.

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57% (1)
Recognized by sight: a very small, white amanita, similar to ocreata.
92% (2)
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Recognized by sight: white cap with very thin universal veil covering both cap and napiform bulb, annulus present.
Based on microscopic features: spores from spore drop amyloid, smooth, thin-walled, broadly elliptical to sub-globose, 11-13 microns x 7-10.5 microns.
Based on chemical features: yellows in KOH.

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