Observation 142398: Amanita alaskensis Tulloss & Kudzma nom. prov.

Notes:
Found several scattered groups at clearings close to the lake. Closest trees: spruce and hemlock. Caps up to 6.5 cm; stems upt 7.5 cm.

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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Based on chemical features: molecular evidence: nrITS and nrLSU sequences.

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Amanita alaskensis (nom. prov.) is similar to, but distinct from,
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-03-12 15:55:53 CDT (-0400)

the European species A. friabilis.

Data about the latter species is available here:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20friabilis

Very best,

Rod

nrITS and nrLSU sequences from Alaska, British Columbia, and, more recently, …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-03-12 15:50:29 CDT (-0400)

Washington State match the nrITS and nrLSU sequences derived from the voucher specimen sent to us by Sava Krstic ca. 2013-14.

One nrITS sequence has been submitted to GenBank at present it and other information about the species are to be found here:

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20alaskensis

Very best,

Rod

Thanks Sava,
By: groundhog
2013-10-29 15:44:24 CDT (-0400)

This material has been recieved and accessioned into Rod’s herbarium.
-Naomi

Very fascinating material, Sava.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-08-12 10:36:09 CDT (-0400)

If it is not too much trouble for you, I would very much like to see the dried material from this observation.

Very best,

Rod Tulloss

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