Observation 133878: Amanita ameripanthera Tulloss nom. prov.
When: 2013-05-17
Who: wt01

Notes: Found in proximity to douglas-fir…

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I continued to look around a bit…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-05-17 15:59:03 PDT (-0700)

I think you should also consider A. umbrinidisca.


Keep in mind that colors were not used precisely by Murrill in his very brief original descriptions. Not that he describes the same color as “yellow” and “honey” in the description of Amanita umbrinidisca.

Very best,


In response to your email.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-05-17 15:49:40 PDT (-0700)

We are not sure of how many pantherinoid tax there are in North America. In SW Canada and NW U.S. and the chain of mountains that are called the Rockies in the U.S. (and probably other places in the western continent) there appear to be several taxa that don’t appear in the east.

One of these is A. pantherinoides. You might take a look at what exists in terms of a description for that species here:


Dr. David Jenkins considered that another name of Murrill’s (A. praegemmata) was a synonym of pantherinoides. You should take a look for yourself because neither name is commonly used today…although, I think that at least pantherinoides seems to apply material that people post on MO.

Very best,


There is a Murrill species in the PNW that is pantherinoid and has a …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-05-17 15:33:21 PDT (-0700)

sort of butterscotch colored cap.

You might check this out.


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