Observation 175694: Amanita bisporigera G.F. Atk.
When: 2014-08-03
Who: Amongus
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Was found all by itself…

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Amanita virosa appears to be limited to Europe, Siberia, and parts of eastern Asia.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-08-31 20:52:48 EDT (-0400)

It doesn’t seem to exist in the Americas. There are several white destroying angels in the eastern U.S. At the moment, some of them can be distinguished by microscope; others have only been “segregated” by DNA sequencing. The story is far from settled.

Very best,


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