No Common Name Amanita excelsa (Fries) Bertillon    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Amanitaceae   >   Genus Amanita   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in mixed forests.

Description:

Cap: Gray-brown, convex (flatter in age), margin often lighter; covered with gray/grayish-white flocculose warts. Gills: White, crowded. Stalk: White, white ring, clavate/bulbous bulb with white/light gray hairs or fibrous/scaly volval remains (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Amanita excelsa in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2012). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Amanita excelsa (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Amanita excelsa specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2012). Nearly round/broadly elliptical, smooth; measured 8.9-11.0 X 7.0-9.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Amanita excelsa in Howard Co., Maryland (8/2/2012). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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