Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 245436
Taxon: Amanita stannea A.H. Sm. ex Tulloss, nom. prov.
Family: Amanitaceae
Collector: Britt Bunyard (Fungi magazine)   MUOB 245436   
Date: 2016-07-26
Verbatim Date: 2016-7-26
Locality: United States, Arizona, White Mountains near Greer
33.9072  -109.4085
Elevation: 2835-2835 meters (9299-9299ft)
Description: Original observation #245436 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Collected at Udall Knoll at elev 9,300 feet, with aspen and mixed conifers. Mushrooms with silvery color (hence the common name "tin cap amanita"), exannulate, striate cap, stem with crumbly volva; volval fragments and velar material on cap and stem with dirty / ochraceous discolorations. No real odor when fresh but strong "meaty" somewhat savory smell when dried; not unpleasant or fishy etc.
Disposition: RET
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 04f06528-b361-4620-b239-b9d1521cb1ec
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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