Observation 24866: Amanita parcivolvata (Peck) E.-J. Gilbert

When: 2009-08-30

Collection location: Burke Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Emily (EmilyWhiteley)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

-32% (4)
Recognized by sight: but like Douglas said we really do need to see the gills and stalk base to be sure.

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nice shots, Emily.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-09-02 11:05:52 CDT (-0400)

we armchair amanitologists just need sharp photos of the entire fruit body, which you provided. parcivolvata is distinct in several ways…smallish, bright orange/reddish cap with very prominant striations; no annulus; yellowish gills; and a straight stem with a close cup of a volva. oh yes, and friable bits of yellow on the stem.

keep those photos coming! eventually we’ll get a mushroom season here on the west coast, too…until then, we are counting on you and your eastern comrades for our visual mushroom fixes!

Well, for this one…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-09-02 07:39:29 CDT (-0400)

For this one, this will work. This one is so obviously an Amanita, that this shot tells you enough, there is clearly no veil, light colored gills, slightly pigmented.

In general, it would be good to get a clear shot, the most important feature is the gill attachment, how the gills attach to the stipe or not. But also it is good to get details like are the gills parallel or branching, are there sub-gills in between the main gills, are the gill edges smooth, or ragged, are the gill edges pigmented? Or are there even gills, or teeth, pores, wrinkles, smooth or what? But that is more general. In any case, more detail, in focus, is better if you ask me…

thats good
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-09-02 07:27:19 CDT (-0400)

including the gills and stalk (with base) in a picture helps greatly.

Now if I could remember which ___volvata it is, maybe I’ll correctly id it next time…

By: Emily (EmilyWhiteley)
2009-09-02 06:50:51 CDT (-0400)

Do I need to get a real close-up of the gills? or will this work

Need photos of gills here…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-09-01 07:18:46 CDT (-0400)

Need a photo of the gills here, and does it have a veil or not, and it would be good to dig up one carefully to show the base, is it bulbous? have a volva? scaling rings?

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