Observation 97623: Amanita eliae Quél.
When: 2012-06-17
Collection location: Altenahr, Germany [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
ret
60% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita%20eliae
and the cited sources at that URL. If there were a specimen, the spores are distinctively large and (on average) elongate.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Checked Bon, Courtecuisse
By: deuteragenie
2012-06-18 03:32:15 EDT (-0400)

I checked Bon and Courtecuisse and the descriptions match.
No 100% certainty though.
Uploaded high resolution pictures. The volva is interesting.

Wow!
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-17 17:30:35 EDT (-0400)

If it really is A. eliae then congratulations!
This species is very rare and was long considered doubtful. I found it once in Czech Republic not still a bit unsure about true ID.

Some info
By: deuteragenie
2012-06-17 15:25:43 EDT (-0400)

The specimen was found along a path in an oak forest.

I will reload higher definition pictures as it seems to be the first observation on MO.

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