Observation 110727: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2012-09-21
Who: jimmiev
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The bright orange pigment and short marginal striations on the cap…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-21 20:59:46 CDT (-0500)

both suggest the North American taxa that are similar to the European A. crocea. At this point I have two provisional names floating out there — A. pseudocrocea and A. americrocea. We are exploring whether molecular work can help us sort this out. If your material can be dried, I think it would help us in getting a better understanding of what’s going on. Also, we have very little relevant material from the Carolinas.

Very best,

Rod

Very cool.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-09-21 20:54:29 CDT (-0500)

Beautiful pic.

R

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