When: 2009-03-15

Collection location: Pink Beds Trail, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

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A. flavoconia perhaps
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-03-16 13:56:46 UTC (+0000)

Thanks, Dr. Tulloss. I’ll see about getting you some specimens this year. Are there any Amanitas you are particularly interested in receiving?

During my stay
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-03-16 01:12:16 UTC (+0000)

in NC I found this Amanita too and identified it as A. flavoconia. It was found a few times by me along with A.flavorubens. But I didn’t find A.elongata, so I am just of little help…

I think this one would require a microscope…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-03-15 20:49:59 UTC (+0000)

The white stipe and annulus on a species suggesting A. flavoconia might be either that species or A. elongata. The only way I know to go with this is start measuring spores as a first step. And while I was at it, I’d check the spores in Melzer’s Reagent to kill two birds with one section…just to be sure that I’m right about the species being a possible relative of A. flavoconia.