Observation 85548: Amanita spreta group
When: 2011-09-03
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

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Used references: Bill Yule – volva deeply split and short, gray partial veil, innate silvery-white hoariness on cap

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Thanks Rod
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-01-02 11:30:44 PST (-0800)

I changed the notes to reflect your comment about the morphology of the stipe base.

Nice pix!
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-01-02 11:22:19 PST (-0800)

The fact that the cap pigment is arranged in a manner suggestion radial hairs (“virgate”) is a good character for this species. There are few members of the Caesareae with such a fleshy cap in the eastern U.S. (This goes with the rather short marginal striations.) The partial veil turning gray is a good marker, too. There isn’t a true bulb in sect. Caesareae. Maybe it would be better to say that the volval sac is often proportionately quite short and is often split into multiple membranous limbs.


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