When: 2019-07-14

Collection location: Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Hopping (AvlMike)

Specimen available
Collection number: Mike Hopping MH19001

Notes:
Habitat: trail edge in broadleaf woods
Cap: diameter 31 mm, broadly convex with an umbo. Dry. Whitish. Fibrillose near cap margin, which gives a deceptive impression of marginal striations
Gills: crowded, free, white, short gills numerous, attenuate, of varying lengths.
Stipe: 102 mm long x 3 mm thick, enlarging slightly downward, white, fairly smooth. No basal bulb. Free limb of the thin, membranous, saccate volva to 5 mm.
Partial veil: membranous, superior, thin, white.
Odor: none

Images

Amanita Sec Phall a.jpg
Amanita Sec Phall b.jpg
Amanita Sec Phall c.jpg
Amanita Sec Phall d.jpg
Amanita Sec Phall e.jpg

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Based on microscopic features: Spores 7-8 (8.5) x 6.5-7.5 um Q=1-1.21, Av. Q=1.06, amyloid
Based on chemical features: KOH on cap negative

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