Observation 83463: Amanita calyptroderma G.F. Atk. & V.G. Ballen
When: 2011-11-06
(39.28° -123.7° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I found dozens of A. calyptroderma this day. They were growing all over the place, from the trail, on hills, under the duff, etc. This specific forest is a mixed conifer forest with an abundance of Redwoods, Jeffrey Pine and Douglass fir.

My brother and I started to pick up and throw “eggs” at each other at a certain point because we were tripping over them!

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A young A. calyptroderma “egg”.
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The divergent gill trama of the A. calyptroderma
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This is a section of the universal veil remnants from the pileus of the A. calyptraderma, stained with congo red. Note the abundance of spherical cells present. Interesting!

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