Observation 81714: Amanita Pers.
When: 2011-11-08
No herbarium specimen

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mixed forests
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2011-11-09 13:59:11 EST (-0500)
beech, oak, hemlock Christian, far or not so far the closest in appearance is Amanita protect
Definitely
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-11-09 11:33:29 EST (-0500)

Vaginatae – even has rusty staining.
Has a visual affinity to our Amanita protecta, but that would be a long way from home…

maybe sect. Vaginatae???
By: Alfredo Justo (Fredo)
2011-11-09 10:54:36 EST (-0500)

The cap striations at the margin and the lack of ring make me think of an Amanita sect. Vaginatae. I may be totally wrong though, amyloid vs. non-amyloid spores will put us on the right track.

There are some European Amanitas in sect. Vaginatae with grey, very friable universal veil on the cap, I’m not familiar yet with representatives of this group in North America.

got Meltzers?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-09 10:36:48 EST (-0500)

at least we could get it to a section, maybe.

do dry this one Eva, if you haven’t already. it’s nifty.

What trees
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-11-09 10:31:36 EST (-0500)

were nearby?

i have spacimen
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2011-11-09 08:36:00 EST (-0500)

I thought about A. farinosa, and A. nehuta .. nothing fits

I agree with amanita as a genus…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-08 22:57:19 EST (-0500)

but am stumped as to a species.
wrong volva for farinosa, not quite onusta, either, but a bit similar to both.
small size? it’s quite interesting…
really no specimen?

something like A. farinosa
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-11-08 21:50:00 EST (-0500)

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