No Common Name Amanita excelsa (Fries) Bertillon  


Found scattered or in groups on ground in mixed forests.


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.).

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Amanita excelsa (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2012). 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)

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