Observation 167237: Amanita Pers.

When: 2014-06-12

Collection location: Gainesville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

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Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
-35% (2)
Recognized by sight: Non-appendiculate, strongly striate margins in the presence of a robust saccate volva eliminates amanitas from subgenus Lepidella. This leaves sections Vaginatae and Caesareae in subgenus Amanita; it’s know clear whether the material in the middle of the stipe is a true annulus or just peeling due to a cracked stipe.

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Ring or no ring
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-06-12 22:57:11 EDT (-0400)

I cannot tell to a certainty from the picture if this is actually a ring. I think it’s not, hence my choice is sect. Vaginatae. If it’s a ring after all, then its’ sect. Caesareae.

sorry…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-06-12 22:28:58 EDT (-0400)

i missed the last part.
yes, i think it’s a true ring.
above the splitting on the stipe.
it has a reddish outline.