Observation 139759: Amanita rubescens var. alba Coker
When: 2013-07-12

Notes: Open area along trail. Birch, hemlock, oak.

Preserved for study.

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Quick response.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-23 00:55:39 CST (+0800)

Thanks for finding that problem. Luckily, I had instant diagnostic help, and the page is back on-line. (An unpaired quotation mark in an html command. Killer. Computers are so….)

Amanita rubescens var. alba is a valid name. It is incorrect in that it treats a distinctive North American species as a variety of a European one. This will be corrected someday.

For now, we have to used the name we’ve got.

Very best,


Color me confused.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-07-23 00:04:26 CST (+0800)

I thought that there was NO rubescens in NA. So which of the several new purported eastern blushers is this a white form of? Or are you claiming this white form to be a true species, and not merely a color variant?

Your webpage on rubescens alba doesn’t open, so no help there!

Sequencing confirms that this is consistent with with other material we have considered
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-22 12:52:02 CST (+0800)

rubescens var. alba.

Thanks for sending the collection.

Very best,


By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-07-14 06:37:23 CST (+0800)

Very nice looking material.


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