Observation 75040: Amanita amerirubescens Tulloss nom. prov.

When: 2011-08-31

Collection location: Stonington, Hancock Co, Maine, USA [Click for map]

44.152° -68.674°

Who: Charles D. Duncan (tncduncan)

No specimen available

Notes:
Cap = 9cm diameter
Stalk = 1 cm diameter at mid height
Base = 2.5 cm diameter
Stalk = 11 cm long

Fine red-brown scaling at base

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It looks similar to the one I found recently…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-09-04 10:47:08 -03 (-0300)

If you like, you can check out observation (72408) to compare.
or
you can go to this site and read up on it…
http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita%20amerirubescens

How to identify?
By: Charles D. Duncan (tncduncan)
2011-09-01 19:18:29 -03 (-0300)

I’m intrigued by the identification as A. amerirubescens. The few photos I have seen of that species or of A rubescens seem distinct from this specimen. This has a proportionately thinner stalk and highly regular warts on the cap by comparison.

Thanks for any and all tips.

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