Powder Cap Amanita Amanita farinosa Schweinitz  

Status:

Typically found solitary on the ground in mixed forests.

Description:

Cap: Gray-white with dense layer of powdery material (veil); broadly convex to flat; grooved margin; thin white flesh. Gills: White, close. Stalk: Off-white; smooth; white powder; tapers up; no ring; small round bulb. One of the daintier Amanitas. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

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Powder Cap Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2017). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Powder Cap Amanita (gills of young specimen) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Powder Cap Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Powder Cap Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Powder Cap Amanita in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2013). Photo by Grazina McClure. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Powder Cap Amanita specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/28/2014). Oval; measured 7.3-8.4 X 6.5-7.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Powder Cap Amanita specimen in Howard Co., Maryland .(9/28/2014). Ellipsoid; measured 3-8.4 X 6.5-7.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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