Observation 13281: Amanita smithiana Bas

When: 2008-10-30

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

Who: Ryane Snow (snowmam)

No specimen available

Found in a mixed coniferous forest with lots of pines. Veil fragments hanging from pileus. Small firmly attached warts.


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Proposed Names

-58% (2)
Used references: Arora, D., Mushrooms Demystified
73% (3)
Recognized by sight: amanita section lepidella; long rooting stipe. cokeri does not occur on the West Coast.

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How about Amanita smithiana?
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2008-10-30 21:53:13 CST (-0500)

With the limited view of the cap it is difficult to offer an id, but even so, based on the location and overall appearance, Amanita smithiana came to mind initially.