Observation 82875: Amanita polypyramis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Sacc.
When: 2011-08-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On display at the Senguio Fungus Fair.

Odor unpleasant.

Proposed Names

43% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Large size, southern distribution
Used references: Rod Tulloss

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
that a monster!!
By: Jonathan M
2011-11-22 16:51:11 CST (-0600)

and btw i am NOT talking about the girl at all :) amazing find!

Well, A. polypyramis is known as far south (at least) as Costa Rica…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2011-11-22 04:16:24 CST (-0600)

Amanita polypyramis can get very big…and this species has quite a few of the macrocharacters of A. polypyramis. It’s known to occur in some areas of Mexico…



No I don’t know the species
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-11-21 01:17:48 CST (-0600)

Every year a bunch of really big white ones come into the fair. There are a few different Lepidellas in this area. Some smell like chlorine but the really big one did not.

By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2011-11-20 22:19:56 CST (-0600)

That is the biggest fattest amanita I’ve ever seen. What species? any idea?

Created: 2011-11-20 17:48:09 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2016-03-12 23:43:12 CST (-0600)
Viewed: 319 times, last viewed: 2016-10-25 09:27:15 CDT (-0500)
Show Log