When: 2018-05-06

Collection location: Lake Somerville State Park, Birch Creek Unit, Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alexey Sergeev (asergeev)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

4% (2)
Recognized by sight
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Marginate bulb
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: See comment below.

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Hello, Rod
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-05-11 21:24:12 CDT (-0400)

Amidella crossed my mind, too, from the gestalt, but I thought I saw a bulb in the cross-section picture. Of course, it could be just my imagination. :-)

It is unusual for a distinct totally elongating stem…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-05-11 21:21:44 CDT (-0400)

…to be segregated from the bulb in section Lepidella.


Spore measurements could be helpful.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-05-11 21:15:53 CDT (-0400)


The staining of the cap, the appendiculate cap margin, and the stipe whichi is …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-05-11 21:14:15 CDT (-0400)

… apparently totally elongating (lacks bulb), also suggests the possibility that this is a species of section Amidella.


Here’s a link to regionals checklist of amanitas.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-05-11 21:10:28 CDT (-0400)
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-05-11 21:07:53 CDT (-0400)

has cafe-au-lait gills, blue-green staining on the volva (particularly on the lower stem) and does not have an abupt and marginate bulb.

We need to find another probability for this material.

I do think it is probably a species of section Lepidella.


Very best,


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