Observation 74710: Amanita daucipes (Mont.) Lloyd

When: 2011-08-26

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: What looks like the collar of a volva is actually a ring-like volval remnant sitting at the top of the bulb. To quote RET: “The volva is usually absent on the stipe’s bulb. On the other hand, there are often parts of the volva’s intenal limb remaining as a loose, rather thick, felted ring around the base of the stipe (lying on the top of the bulb) or as a rather robust felted patch or patches in roughly the same position; these remnants are pinkish brown to white with pinkish regions”.

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Thanks Dan.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-27 10:30:32 -05 (-0500)

I did not realize the photo was unaltered in situ.

carrot root
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-08-27 08:58:00 -05 (-0500)

Hi Dave

This mushroom was too pretty to pick, so I can’t show you the root. I’d call it A. daucipes.

Where is
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-08-27 08:51:53 -05 (-0500)

the rooting stipe base which one expects to see on daucipes? Is it possible this is a very scaly example of something from the volvata complex?

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-08-27 08:11:55 -05 (-0500)

I think you are right.

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