Observation 9336: Amanita smithiana Bas
When: 2005-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collection displayed at the 2005 Oregon Mycological Society Fall Mushroom Show, held at the World Forestry Center, Portland, OR. When an OMS tag is present, it also has an OMS herbarium number on it.

Proposed Names

64% (2)
Recognized by sight
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: lepidella, long rooting stipe, cap wearing to smooth, why wouldn’t you call it this? plus, rod claims that there are only two lepidellas in the PNW (if you don’t count the extremely rare, non-MR prairiicola): silvicola and smithiana.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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thank you for the correction…I meant the non-MR pruittii.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-19 12:11:14 PST (-0800)
Well, there’s Amanita pruittii nom. prov., also
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-12-19 11:42:40 PST (-0800)

It appears to be locally common, but it is definitely rarely reported. Lacking a name doesn’t help it any. Not Jan Lindgren’s fault. She’s been fighting for this name for years.


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