Found under Eastern White Pine/Hemlock, specimen 6 cm. in height. Cap orange/yellow, with yellow patches. White/pale cream gills barely attached. White to pale cream stipe with cream/light yellow fibrils towards the base. Basal bulb with yellow veil remnants.


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Recognized by sight: Probably flavoconia, elongata and flavovirens may also be considered. See comment.

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The powdery yellow flavoconia volval remnants…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-07-12 00:16:43 EDT (-0400)

are usually deposited on/around the basal bulb in a seemingly more random way. Here’s another one that shows the deposits forming a collar-like ring on the upper bulb obs 281805 . Found this just a couple days ago. I initially thought it to be A. frostiana (section Amanita).

Thanks, Dave-
By: Jess Evans (JBE16)
2017-07-11 21:56:37 EDT (-0400)

I’m very new to Amanita and still trying to figure out all of the sections! This specimen lacked the powdery yellow volval remnants I’ve seen on other A. flavoconia specimens, and the base seemed more bulb-like, so I thought I had to rule it out. Unfortunately, I have no access to Melzer’s. I may be able to have this sequenced through the Mycoflora project, though. I appreciate your willingness to chime in on this specimen…thanks!

Jess, why not flavoconia?
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-07-11 21:46:42 EDT (-0400)

The yellow UV deposit on the upper stipe base does not look like an example of the “rolled sock” or “gutter” volva seen on some species in section Amanita, eg. frostiana. Coincidentally, I found a flavoconia yesterday that showed the same type of UV deposit.

Meltzer’s reagent would likely settle the issue of section.

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