When: 2007-12-02

Collection location: Albion, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

Specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:25 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘FFSC Albion Foray, Mendocino Co.’ to ‘Albion Field Station, Albion, California, USA’


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Recognized by sight: some sort of grisette with an oddly cracked stipe. note red staining on volva and dark gray gills; amanitas always have white gills, except when they don’t.

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this one came into an FFSC foray at Albion…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-03-26 13:29:54 EDT (-0400)

not sure where it was originally collected.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-03-26 13:25:21 EDT (-0400)

looks distinctly ‘erupting’ from a Cystoderma – scaly stipe.
This is just weird environmental/developmental cracking

how can whe be certain it not a squamanita?
By: Jonathan M
2011-03-26 13:09:38 EDT (-0400)
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-03-26 13:09:08 EDT (-0400)

Marginate gills and much grayness definitely look good for A. protecta. Rather far north, however!

With all the gray and the rusty bulb…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-10-06 15:00:00 EDT (-0400)

How about Amanita protecta? R

This one’s for you, Dan!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-10-02 13:32:00 EDT (-0400)