Observation 24351: Amanita banningiana Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2009-08-15

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available



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I found some banningiana
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-08-24 20:46:57 CDT (-0500)

last summer (in one of my usual spots for it) that showed a fair amount of orange in the young caps. I’ll post a few in a new obs.


By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-08-16 15:03:54 CDT (-0500)

I have seen lots of this species this weekend and I think it is Amanita banangiana. Or maybe this species which for fun I used to call Amanita caesarea var Ohiensis is something else. I think maybe the color of the buttons is variable with orange red being common.

I don’t think so…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-08-15 21:49:22 CDT (-0500)

The button of _A. banningiana is never red or orange-red. I think this is the species that we are seeing a lot of in MO from more southern and south-central US states.


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