Observation 54081: Amanita Pers.

When: 2010-09-29

Collection location: Ravalli Co., Montana, USA [Click for map]

Who: decax

No specimen available


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I’ll go see if i can find another tomorrow.
By: decax
2010-10-02 12:18:10 JST (+0900)
Well, I thought…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-10-02 12:14:14 JST (+0900)

I thought that I saw membranous limbs on the top of the bulb, but maybe it is probably just a staining of the flesh. You saw it in the flesh; so I retract my suggestion of sect. Phalloideae.

At top magnification, the edge of the cap seems to be appendiculate. The cap is indeed more flesh and lumpy than in a lot of amanitas. Can you get a spore print? I see the mushroom was growing near pine…so a mycorrhizal taxon is a possibility….

Very best,


No basal sac, just a bulb.
By: decax
2010-10-02 11:51:08 JST (+0900)

It didnt really strike me as an amanita. It seemed to lack that mythical amanita look. I’ll get more details when i find one again.

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