Observation 8609: Amanita banningiana Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2008-07-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes:

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:57 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Short Off Mtn. Trail, Macon CO, NC’ to ‘Short Off Mountain Trail, Macon Co, North Carolina, USA

Proposed Names

74% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: I saw this species for the first time in W VA at NAMA 2007.
Used references: Jay Justice recognized it.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Golly, Deb, if you insist…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-07 10:01:54 PDT (-0700)

Debbie points out that I DID NOT COMMENT on this observation. Funny, I thought I had. It seemed to me that I had. I was sure that I had. I had a strong feeling of certainty bordering on the absolute. OOOOOOPS.

I think this is indeed A. banningiana. It’s classic. It’s gracile, has a relatively small sac, has no orange decoration on the stipe, has a disc that’s brown-orange or brown at first.

Is this going to be sent to me by Jay Justice?

Very best,

Rod

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