Observation 139379: Amanita fulva sensu auct. amer.

When: 2013-07-09

Collection location: York Co., Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erlon (Herbert Baker)

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By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2015-01-20 18:37:51 PST (-0800)

Thank you for commenting on my observation and providing useful information. I agree with your assessment. Do you think Yves’A. fulva is conspecific with A. amerifulva?

Best wishes, Eggbert

I think that this material is more similar to Yves Lamoureux’s interpretation of… EDITed
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-01-20 17:50:51 PST (-0800)

A. fulva than to his provisional A. elongatior. He mentions an olivaceous tint in the pileus coloring of the latter and says that there is a browner color over the center of the cap that extends to (but not into) the area [<< EDIT] of the marginal striations. Amanita elongatior also has a distinctively decorated stem according to Yves’ illustration of the species.

An unillustrated beginning at a treatment of the provisional species is here:


For those not familiar with Yves’ valuable work:

On the technical tab of the above-mentioned page, there is a link to a full bibliographic reference for Yves’ book, Champignons du Québec (vol 2), which provides his observations on amanitas.

Very best,


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