When: 2008-10-04

Collection location: Larch Mountain, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Thanks to Debbie Viess, I can now identify this formerly Amanita franchetii as Amanita breckonii. Thanks, Debbie!


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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Growing in western US; brown cap; yellow volval remnants and partial veil; fits description of what was formerly known as Amanita franchetii sensu Thiers

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um, except what you have IS franchetii. breckonii is a whole nuther species and section.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-10-04 21:42:32 CDT (-0500)

I said that franchetii will eventually undergo a name change, because the North American version is not the same as the original European one. Sorry if i confused you. They do have some simlarities in brown/yellow cap color, but otherwise…quite different.