When: 2012-09-17

Collection location: Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: John McDonough

No specimen available

Red base, does not bruise, has no smell, tasteless; but made the tip of my tongue numb, white gills.
Growing under Post Oak Trees in a yard.

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-15% (2)
Recognized by sight
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45% (2)
Recognized by sight: Red staining at the base. These do not stain quickly like boletes, takes awhile. This is not any kind of Lepidella (like A. daucipes)
Descriptions of sections of Amanita here: http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Sections+of+Amanita Amyloid: spores turn dark with Melzer’s solution.
Inamyloid: they don’t change color

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Spore Print is White
By: John McDonough
2012-09-18 09:49:48 CDT (-0400)

I add a photo of the spore print.