Observation 56483: Amanita sect. Amidella (E.-J. Gilbert) Konrad & Maubl.

When: 2010-10-24

Collection location: Oneida Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eric Smith (esmith)

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Just to record a thought that was in off-line emails concerning this observation…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-12-11 16:44:33 CST (-0500)

What about a species of section Amidella? Maybe a honkin’ big specimen of Amanita peckiana? Bob pointed out off-line that it looks like there might be a large robust limbus internus inside the volval limb. This is certainly not a character of A. bisporigera. Amanita peckiana comes to mind because Kauffman (in the protolog, if I remember correctly) mentions that the bottom of the stem in A. peckiana often splits near the stem base in such a way as to create the appearance of a substancial inner limb of the volval sac.


By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-10-24 20:03:34 CDT (-0400)

Definitely the heaviest and the most pigmented one I’ve ever found!

Thazza biggun!
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-10-24 20:02:11 CDT (-0400)


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