Observation 279644: Amanita subsect. Solitariae Bas

collected for RET
another of these smaller capped tall ones with stringy partial veil material.


even with faster shutter speed this thing is a light source.
with flash on measure

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You’re welcome, Geoff.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-10-18 12:39:38 CDT (-0400)


Nice comments, sir!
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2017-10-18 10:43:41 CDT (-0400)

Thank you for the further knowledge.

Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum (RET) has received specimen.
By: mcmacher
2017-10-13 13:08:48 CDT (-0400)

We have received the dried specimen. Thank you. It is being accessioned in Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum (RET).

The comment concerning strings connected from the bottom of the partial veil to …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-10-12 13:22:15 CDT (-0400)

… the stem applies to three North American lepidellas so far as I know:

A. abrupta
A. cokeri
A. subcokeri

The latter two can have double partial veils.

Very best,


The double ring on the stem along with a tapering bulb bearing recurved scales…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-10-12 13:19:14 CDT (-0400)

suggest Amanita subsection Solitaria. There are two taxa in North America that might fit the images: Amanita cokeri and A. subcokeri. The large warts easily separated from the cap surface suggests cokeri. You could check spore measurements to see if that will help simplify the ID.

Very best,


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