Observation 29246: Amanita sect. Lepidella sensu Bas


Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz

Proposed Names

7% (4)
Recognized by sight: Soft white flesh, yellowing gills, obscure volva and annular zone, low, poorly-defined warts, growth in sand, foul odor
47% (2)
Used references: Rod Tulloss inspected the specimen (which was in poor shape) and found the spores to fall much more closely within range for A. smithiana than A. baccata sensu Arora

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what about …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-09-27 17:15:20 PDT (-0700)

none of the above?

are/were those yellow gills just rotting?
base seems rather abrupt for a smithiana.

rotten amanita would explain the foul odor.

spores “closer to” smithiana than baccata sensu Arora is not the same as a definite ID, is it?

A dried specimen is actually available.
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-12-02 11:40:54 PST (-0800)

This is the associated photo. I’ll send you the material in the next week.

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