Observation 18239: Duplicate

When: 2006-09-29

Collection location: Chapin Forest Reservation, Kirtland, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available

This is a second photo of the rare amanita. Caps about 6 inches across in the larger ones. Growing under a single oak in the middle of a field.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:07 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Ohio’ to ‘Ohio, USA’

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Used references: 18238

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Amanita sp.
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-07-07 22:42:07 CDT (-0400)

The volva is free limbed at the top but thick and appressed below. It often is pure white at first and then becomes olivaceous to brownish in age.