Observation 71763: Amanita gemmata group
When: 2011-07-16
(48.32° 117.09° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Under Abies lasiocarpa and Pinus contorta

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: It fits pretty well from the brief description I have, and for season and habitat.

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By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-05-01 14:08:51 PDT (-0700)

I’ve been thinking for some time my id here was probably mistaken, but wasn’t sure where to go with it. A. gemmata I believe is more a late summer-fall species, and with this ob the phenology at 5500 feet in mid July is more late spring-early summer. However, I don’t know if that is much of a case against gemmata or not. I am wondering if it could possibly be A. alpina for which photos are hard to come by. It fits pretty well from the brief description I have, and for season and habitat.

not aprica…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-05-01 07:31:14 PDT (-0700)

color wrong (pale yellow is not in the aprica color range), annulus way too prominent, warts are fluffy and look like they can be easily removed.

Christian
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-07-17 20:46:01 PDT (-0700)

You’re right. The color in the obs photo is a little off in the wrong direction. It actually was pale yellow, and appeared so on my monitor in Photoshop, but suffered a little in the upload.

I collected it at a fairly high elevation, and it has the features of aprica. Don’t know of anything else that would be more likely.

Shape is right
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-07-17 19:18:20 PDT (-0700)

but they’re completely un-orange. Not even yellow…

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