Observation 151741: Amanita calyptroderma G.F. Atk. & V.G. Ballen

When: 2013-11-10

Collection location: Dunsmuir, California, USA [Click for map]


Who: (Aaron Cena) (mountainplayer)

No specimen available



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Recognized by sight: Pine habitat is unusual though, check the DNA

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from RET’s calyptroderma webpage…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-11 14:53:00 CST (-0600)

“Solitary to gregarious. California: At 90± m elev. Under Quercus or in Abies woods (e.g., holotype) or in mixed forest “where the Bishop Pine [Pinus muricata] start intermingling with” Arbutus menziesii, Lithocarpus densiflorus, and Q. agrifolia. Oregon: Under Pseudotsuga menziesii. Washington: Under P. menziesii in heavy clay soil not watered in summers."

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-11 13:51:36 CST (-0600)

Esp. in the northern part of its range, A. calyptroderma regularly grows with D-fir.

Habitat was mainly fir, with some scattered pines nearby.
By: (Aaron Cena) (mountainplayer)
2013-11-11 12:59:40 CST (-0600)

Let me know if you’d like a sample. We did not observe this species last season. We found it three times yesterday (Nov 10). All growing near fir.

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