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When: 2008-09-16

Collection location: Eastern Long Island, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found under pines, with oaks near by. Long rooting stipe going down into the sandy soil. Mostly all white everywhere, except where it wasn’t too dirty.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Deeply buried stipe with persistent annulus and limbate volva (almost hidden by dirt here). Spores should average a Q of nearly 3.0 or more.

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wishing for dried material…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-09-24 21:21:58 PDT (-0700)

This is an eastern coastal plain species ranging from Florida and Gulf Coast to Connecticut (just found there in 2008). It looks a bit like a species of sect. Phalloideae, but it is more likely to belong with the limbate species of sect. Lepidella. Heather Hallen has demonstrated that it doesn’t contain amatoxins.

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