Observation 29850: Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Link

When: 2009-12-08

Collection location: Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: mzigler

No specimen available

Notes:
-Recognized by sight as Amanita phalloides. Free, white gills; volva present; annulus present; greyish yellow/green color with large white wart on top of cap.

-Identification confirmed using dichotomous key in Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora.

-Genus (Amanita) confirmed by the presence of divergent gill trama.

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Divergent gill trama of Amanita phalloides
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Fresh specimen of Amanita phalloides

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Recognized by sight: Recognized by sight as Amanita phalloides. Free, white gills; volva present; annulus present; greyish yellow/green color with large white wart on top of cap.
Used references: Identification confirmed using Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Genus confirmed by the presence of divergent gill trama

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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