Observation 93812: Amanita borealisorora Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2009-06-12

Collection location: Blacksburg, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)

No specimen available

Any identification help is appreciated. No other useful photos of gills or volva available to help.

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You’re welcome.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-06-03 19:24:00 PDT (-0700)


By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2012-06-03 16:45:28 PDT (-0700)

Thanks for the help. I was called away suddenly and unable to view your feedback until now. Thanks again. Mark

It would be good to show the stem base.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-05-03 20:02:53 PDT (-0700)

The stem base typically has a graying (at least partial) ring of volva above a “strangulate” region that looks as if it had been squeezed and stretched.

The European name A. ceciliae used to be incorrectly applied to this species in North America. Also, the name A. inaurata (a synonym of A. ceciliae) was applied to this species in North America.

Amanita borealisorora is apparently restricted in range to eastern North America. Northern and southern limits are unknown.


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