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Name: Amanita brunnescens G.F. Atk.

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Nomenclature:
Rank: Species
Status: Accepted
Name: Amanita brunnescens
Author: G.F. Atk.
Citation: Proc. Am. philos. Soc. 57: 354 (1918)
Deprecated Synonym(s): Amanita brunnescens var. pallida L. Krieg, Amanitina brunnescens, Amanita brunnescens G.F. Atk. var. brunnescens

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Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita

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Commonly known as the Cleft-foot Amanita or the Brown Blusher, Amanita brunnescens is common mycorrhizal basidiomycete fungus in the eastern hardwood forests of North America. It is recognized by the brown staining flesh and it’s bulbous stipe. The bulb frequently has vertical splits (clefts) in it. The cap color varies from white to brown. The stipe is generally white or whitish often with brown stains.

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