Observation 7167: Amanita Pers.

When: 2008-03-21

Collection location: Menlo Park, San Mateo Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Not quite sure which Amanita this one is. It have a nice deep volva, but no partial veil, and a smooth cap with no orange-tan colors, or uni. veil patches.

It was also fairly small. There were three of these, but only one was fresh and worth picking. Unfortunately the stipe broke on the way home with it, but it was a good one.

Not sure what this one is, without the partial veil. It was close enough to A. velosa, but it doesn’t look like that, with the pale cap, and no veil remnants.


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section vaginata, species who knowseus
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-03-23 23:23:00 CST (+0800)

Curious find. Not a typical volva for a velosa, much more grisette like. Odd cap color too. Looks like one for the ’scope (and the herbarium)! Darn these weird vaginate amanitas anyway!