Observation 50084: Amanita “cochiseana” Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2010-08-08

Collection location: near Star Valley, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: wbwarner

No specimen available

The Arizona Amanita “caesarea group” species is fruiting well this year.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:38 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘near Star Valley, Gila Co., Arizona’ to ‘near Star Valley, Gila Co., Arizona, USA


under ponderosa pine in mixed conifer (pine-juniper) forest

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Recognized by sight: yellow-orange pileus (with striate margin), stipe, gills, and (skirt-like) annulus, voluminous sack-like white volva

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stem base
By: wbwarner
2010-08-10 17:22:03 EDT (-0400)

I did not take any pictures, but the volva is white, sack-like, roughly 5 or 6 cm long. This is the common caesarea group species found on the Mogollon Rim area of central Arizona, mentioned in most guide books, and widely consumed.

stem base
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-08-10 03:27:03 EDT (-0400)

Do you have pictures of the base of the stem?

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