Observation 160569: Amanita rhopalopus Bas

When: 2013-08-20

Collection location: Ragged Mountain Natural Area, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: dario.z (dario13)

No specimen available


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Interesting. Good idea to have a ruler in the picture.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-03-01 05:49:47 CET (+0100)

The bulb looks like it kicks off at an angle to the stem, has circles of volval material around the upper part, and has some reddish staining. I think this is a species of Amanita sect. Lepidella, possibly A. rhopalopus.

Very best,



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