When: 2018-08-08

Collection location: Lapham Ledge, Woodstock, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Nenadov (marknenadov)

No specimen available


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The photographs could be improved by taking them in shade under an open sky.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-14 05:31:01 CST (+0800)


The base of the stem is enclosed by a cup-like volval remnant.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-14 05:29:27 CST (+0800)

Ther rest of the volva is the process of breaking up an turn gray.

Hence, I think that this is a specimen of a species of Amanita stirps Sororcula. Given that the location is in Maine, the highest probability is that this is Amanita rhacopus.

Very best,