Observation 318961: Amanita sect. Amanita

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Recognized by sight: Striate cap margin, UV structure above stipital bulb

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2019-08-13 15:48:17 CDT (-0500)

Thank You!

The second image shows a striate cap margin.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-06-07 17:50:10 CDT (-0500)

I think that section Amanita is a reasonable starting point.

Where I would go from there…

Very best,


By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2018-06-07 15:14:48 CDT (-0500)

the critter legs belong to our very common yellow-legged millipede of genus Sigmoria.

If sect. Amanita
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-06-07 15:11:25 CDT (-0500)

…diagnosis holds up, it’s could be a taxon from subsect. Pantherinae. The large apical PV for starters seems to point away from the usual suspects, e.g., velatipes and multisquamosa. RET to the rescue! :-)

It was
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2018-06-07 14:50:45 CDT (-0500)

a toss up for me. The ring-ridged bulb said sect. Amanita, the overall look and sheathed stipe suggested Lepidella. Oh and that massive skirt-like PV . . .

Any ideas beyond that?

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