Observation 14400: Amanita vaginata group

When: 2008-10-11

Collection location: Mepkin Abbey, Berkeley Co., South Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Leo Heuser (lheuser)

No specimen available

Clustered at the base of a long-leaf pine.

Unfortunately, I am not currently able to preserve dried samples of my observations. However, I do hope to begin doing so at some point. Sorry.


Proposed Names

-1% (2)
Recognized by sight
23% (2)
Used references: Smoky Mountains checklist on Amanita Studies web site. This is a provisional code generated by RET.
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Striations on cap, no ring, sack-like volva.
32% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Well, it can’t be species S1…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-06-09 14:27:44 CEST (+0200)

Not with a big sac like that. This has to be in sect. Vaginatae as others have suggested.

I am pretty sure it is undescribed. I’m not even sure that I’ve ever seen it before. It would be nice to get well-documented dried material if there is an opportunity.



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