Observation 9772: Amanita vaginata group
When: 2008-08-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A Tawny Grisette emerging from its egg.

Proposed Names

-13% (3)
Recognized by sight
-34% (3)
Recognized by sight: White volva rules out Amanita fulva.
Used references: Laessoe and Lincoff, Smithsonian Handbook.
9% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Despite the color description “gray to near white”, the photo of a brown emerging A. vaginata on Laesoe and Lincoff pg 153 looks just like this mushroom.
Used references: Laesoe and Lincoff, 153.
-22% (3)
Recognized by sight

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-04-26 17:29:53 BST (+0100)

Laessoe and Lincoff may be depicting European species, not North American ones. Check to see if the book was translated from another language.


see 9851
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-25 00:30:46 BST (+0100)

See comment on observation 9851.


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