Observation 70208: Amanita sect. Validae (Fr.) Singer

When: 2011-06-25

Collection location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Kaleb (Wire5)

Specimen available

Notes:
Cap: Light Yellowish to White molted, Aprox 1" across, Umbo present on older specimens, Slick when wet otherwise dry and smooth (Possibly slightly waxy)

Stalk: Partial Veil present, Volva Present, Stalk white with few yellow spots; drying brown.

Gills: Adnexed, White to Salmon color turning almost pink or red when handled.

Spore Print: Appears Tarnish (was not able to get a very good one)

Habitat: Growing along side a trail in a forrest of mostly oak, maple, and tulip poplar.

Images

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Before handling
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After handling, or am I wrong about these gills bruising.
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Sorry it’s dark, plus poor whatever nommed it.

Proposed Names

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
ret
54% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Why not flavorubens?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-06-07 00:07:02 CDT (-0400)

This looks like it could be a washed out specimen of A. flavorubens. Red-staining is just not very common in sect. Amanita.

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