Observation 11968: Amanita augusta Bojantchev & R.M. Davis
When: 2008-10-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Thanks to Debbie Viess, I can now identify this formerly Amanita franchetii as Amanita breckonii. Thanks, Debbie!

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Recognized by sight: Growing in western US; brown cap; yellow volval remnants and partial veil; fits description of what was formerly known as Amanita franchetii sensu Thiers

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um, except what you have IS franchetii. breckonii is a whole nuther species and section.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-10-04 19:42:32 PDT (-0700)

I said that franchetii will eventually undergo a name change, because the North American version is not the same as the original European one. Sorry if i confused you. They do have some simlarities in brown/yellow cap color, but otherwise…quite different.

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