Amanita gracilior  Bas & Honrubia (1982)                                                                        *Collections: Europe

This is a medium sized European Lepidella from the Mediterranean regions. The collections illustrated here came from an Oak and Hornbeam forest on the coast of the Black Sea. The mushroom features a distinct burnt sugar odor, which is typical for other members of the Section. More info on Tulloss' site.

Spores: 9-10.5 x 6.3-7.2, Q ~1.5-1.6, amyloid 

Lower stem