Notes:
Amanita found in North Mississippi under oak/mixed forest.
Cap:Smooth. No volval remnants on cap. White on margin, peachy disc. Margin striate.
Stem: White with brownish scabbers, no annulus.
White saccate volva.
Slight peachy orange tint to the inner edge of the volva.
Fungarium specimen saved.

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Used references: Id suggested by Kenneth Barbagallo via Facebook.
Descrition compared to found at http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita+keesii

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You cannot imagine how much fun this is for me.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-06-06 12:58:54 PDT (-0700)

Sometimes, it takes awhile to get a sequence (or a set of sequences, which I am hoping for in this case) back in hand. Please don’t hold your breath. I don’t want to be responsible for the consequences. :)

Very best,

Rod

Excellent!
By: David Tate (DavidTate)
2018-06-06 10:52:46 PDT (-0700)

I am excited to find out what comes back on this specimen and will continue to search for more specimens like it. Thank you for all your work, Rod! It is greatly appreciated.

The voucher for this collection has been sampled; the sample has been sent for DNA sequencing.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-06-01 07:13:51 PDT (-0700)

Thank you, again, David.

Very best,

Rod

That sounds good to me.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-12-18 09:26:40 PST (-0800)

Thank you.

Very best,

Rod

Thanks
By: David Tate (DavidTate)
2017-12-18 07:47:41 PST (-0800)

Thanks very much Rod. I’ll be sure to keep you updated on all of my Amanita finds.

Good luck in the coming year.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-12-15 22:40:12 PST (-0800)

Very best,

Rod

RET
By: David Tate (DavidTate)
2017-12-15 22:24:52 PST (-0800)

Quite welcome. I look forward to any info that comes from your work. Hopefully it will be useful to you for your research.

I hope this is A. keesii as well. It would be nice to be able to add that name to my species list as a definite. Hopefully I can find some more of these next year. I will be able to return to the location it was found anytime I want to look, so, maybe I can get more next year.

I hope you’re right about this mushroom’s being keesii.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-12-08 09:51:09 PST (-0800)

We really need more material of this provisionally named amanita. It would be great if we could publish another name honoring Dr. Bas.

Very best,

Rod

Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum (RET) has received specimen.
By: mcmacher
2017-12-07 10:33:01 PST (-0800)

We have received the dried specimen. Thank you. It is being accessioned in Herbarium Rooseveltensis Amanitarum as RET 811-7.

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