Observation 50162: Amanita flavorubens (Berk. & Mont.) Sacc.

When: 2007-09-04

Collection location: Madison Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel Neall (MycelialDiaSPOREa)

No specimen available

Notes:
Forest is mostly hardwood, dominated by chestnut oak and tulip poplar; populations of sugar maple and yellow and black birch may be found in some of the higher and deeper areas.

38°26’12.56"N
78°27’7.79"W

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Daniel
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-08-12 20:46:18 -05 (-0500)

Daniel here is some info about this species, also check out the 4th pic down for specimens that look identical.

http://www.mushroomexpert.com/amanita_flavorubescens.html

Universal veil…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-08-11 22:15:28 -05 (-0500)

Amanita amerirubescens, Amanita rubescens var. alba_, and A. flavorubens can all have a distinctly yellow volva in early stages of development. So I’m inclined to think that this may not be A. flavorubens because of the cap color.

R.

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