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*specimen drying for RET


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38% (2)
Recognized by sight
52% (1)
Recognized by sight: Test tube-like, thick saccate volva which stains reddish. No annulus.

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Hello, Jimmy.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-07-03 09:59:38 MST (-0700)

I just took a look at your specimen very briefly. The size of the volval sack is quite large in the dried specimen. That and the weak staining of the cap in your photos suggests Amanita whetstoneae as a possible determination.

Very best,


Thanks Jimmy
By: groundhog
2013-07-03 09:46:19 MST (-0700)

This material has been accessioned into Rod’s herbarium.