Observation 98368: Amanita sect. Caesareae Singer

When: 2012-06-26

Collection location: University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

37.8707° -122.2581° 183m

Who: Debbie Klein (dejaklein)

Specimen available

This was growing under oak on the UC Berkeley campus at the SE corner of Anthony Hall (also known as The Pelican Building). It is an old specimen, and the annular ring is almost separated from the stipe.

Proposed Names

41% (4)
Recognized by sight: Has annulus, striations at margins of cap, and patch of universal veil on cap.
Used references: Looked at pictures at Mushroom Hobby on Internet
-51% (3)
Recognized by sight: Cap color seems off, volva flares out more than I would expect for A. velosa
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: certainly this; possibly vernicocorra, but currently unproven.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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