Observation 52663: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

When: 2010-08-28

Collection location: Aporo, Michoacan, Mexico [Click for map]

19.67465° 100.38102°

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

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Under a 4 needle pine



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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-09-13 12:25:12 PDT (-0700)

I didn’t eat it, it got too beat up by the time we got back.

very colorful grisette, Alan!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-09-13 11:16:20 PDT (-0700)

did you eat this one, too? ;)

No partial veil?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-09-13 10:58:09 PDT (-0700)

Amanita yema (=A. tecomate) has red pileus and seldom has an umbo. It always has a partial veil. Amanita laurae also is said not to be umbonate and to be deep red at least at first.

It is possible that these pictures show a very robust, bright yellow species of section Vaginatae.

Very best,


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