Observation 92322: Amanita Pers.
When: 2012-03-29
Who: Feli
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

42% (5)
Recognized by sight: Looks kind of like the Mystery Amanita, see observation 33682

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
That’s very interesting.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-04-13 12:01:25 CDT (-0400)

Apparently cold-induced purple staining occurs in ameripanthera. That’s not in the literature. Is it correct that the present observation is not represented by a herbarium specimen?

It looks like the warts are sitting on islands of pileus context that are made by splits that follow the shape of the wart base.


Purple stains
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-04-10 23:05:46 CDT (-0400)

Fascinating – I have seen this once before – on Amanita pantherina at ucsc, in the cut base of the stipe after a night in the fridge.

Created: 2012-04-09 23:39:53 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2012-04-13 12:17:59 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 43 times, last viewed: 2017-06-12 22:24:14 CDT (-0400)
Show Log