Observation 86999: Amanita Pers.

When: 2012-01-24

Collection location: Gainesville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

Specimen available

Pileus: 3-7 cm, convex becoming convex to flat to slightly concave in age, white to yellow, sometimes with a yellowish disc, margin even becoming straight in age, margin slightly striate in age, dry, often times with yellow/brown volval remnants.

Lamellae: free or slightly adnexed, crowded, white to yellow white in age.

Stipe: 5-10cm, fibrous, tapering slightly upwards, white below the veil, yellow above the veil, slightly swollen basal bulb covered in a fragile sack like volva, central veil, yellow, often cracked and/or peeling with age.

Habitat: Mixed pine/oak woods. Often found directly under pine trees in Gainesville, Fl in the Fall to early Winter.



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microscopy and description added.
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-01-28 16:07:28 PST (-0800)

more microscopy will be done.

Created: 2012-01-26 17:06:08 PST (-0800)
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