Observation 33071: Amanita gemmata group

When: 2010-01-29

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Micah Courteau (waynegrompsky)

No specimen available

white spore print


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the veil patches
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2010-02-02 15:03:08 PST (-0800)

suggest it belonging to the Amanita pantherina group. But, to be honest, with such fotos and an exemplaire not showing important details and no description – what do you expect?

Amanita citrina is a European taxon and…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-02-02 13:28:46 PST (-0800)

It is largely distinguishable by the odor of its freshly cut flesh (like potatoes), the softness of its large subabrupt to marginate bulb, the citrin yellow cap (not tan at all), universal veil much more like crusty patches than like warts, presence of a persistent membranous skirt on the stem, etc.


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