No Common Name Amanita ravenelii (Berkeley & Broome) P. A. Saccardo  

Status:

Found single or scattered on ground in mixed hardwood/coniferous forests.

Description:

Cap: Large, covered with warts in concentric rings, round to nearly flat; flesh white, firm. Gills: Yellowish-white; crowded; covered with a persistent, warty veil which eventually droops as a dramatic ring. Stalk: White to yellow; may be bands above bulb; large bulb with long, thick root. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Amanita ravenelii (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Amanita ravenelii (cap with warts) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Amanita ravenelii (gills partially covered by veil) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Amanita ravenelii (bulb and cut root) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/13/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Amanita ravenelii specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2014). Ovoid, smooth; measured 8.4-9.3 X 5.8-7.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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