Many scattered fruiting bodies of this one growing among hemlock and some white pines. Amanita sect Vaginatae…very flimsy volva, exannulate, very dark brown cap but with some shades of yellow, copper, bronze. Similar colorations on scant velar material on cap. Very showy stipes with reddish brown colorations.


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Thanks Britt,
By: groundhog
2016-02-08 14:00:38 CST (-0500)

We have accessioned this material to Rod’s herbarium and scheduled it to be sampled for DNA sequencing.


Thank you, Britt.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-27 13:19:32 CDT (-0400)


This is a very nice set of pictures.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-27 11:13:50 CDT (-0400)

I particularly like the set of stem bottoms that show both the volval remnants and the stipe’s decorations.

Very best,


Sure thing Rod.
By: Britt Bunyard (Fungi magazine) (bbunyard)
2015-07-27 08:29:04 CDT (-0400)
Hello, Britt.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-27 04:09:19 CDT (-0400)

I’d be very interested in some of this dried material, if possible. Thank you inadvance.

Very best,