Observation 90862: Amanita pantherina sensu auct. amer.
When: 2012-03-23
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing under Bishop pine.
Spores ~ 9.8-12.0 X 7.3-9.2 microns. Q(ave) = 1.31

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I/KI is a poor man’s Melzers..
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2012-03-25 03:46:46 CEST (+0200)

i.e. Melzers without the Chloral Hydrate. It’s a combination of Iodine and Potassium Iodide. It can give an amyloid reaction similar to Melzers but not as reliable. I use it occasionally on white spores that are not amyloid but need to get enough staining to see better and photograph under the microscope.

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By: lightworkerpeace (gsharpnolack)
2012-03-25 03:30:57 CEST (+0200)

Hi. What is I/KI?

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