Observation 256821: Amanita crenulata Peck

under spruce and white pine


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The volva appears nearly white against the background of the cap but is…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-10-16 10:50:09 CST (+0800)

pale tan (a color called “champagne”) when seen against the white of the lower stipe and the top of the basal bulb.

This characteristic of the volval color is a real help in recognizing this species in the field. It is not an uncommon species.

link: http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20crenulata

The species is a cause of the pantherine syndrome when ingested.

Very best,


Created: 2016-10-16 04:35:01 CST (+0800)
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