Observation 18504: Amanita diemii Singer
When: 2009-01-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found quite a few of these scattered in a small area in montane rainforest, in moss and leaves; CAP 3-4", smooth, viscid, striate; STIPE bruises brown outside, mostly solid, sac-like volva.

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I didn’t consider A. toxica!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-02-24 19:21:00 EET (+0200)

I already responded in email, but for the record: I saw A. diemmii in a small guide to the common mushrooms of Patagonia, and it seemed to match pretty well based on descriptions on-line. I never considered any others.

How did you exclude A. toxica?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-02-19 23:53:03 EET (+0200)

Hello, Jason,

A second interesting Amanita from Chile! I’m inclined to agree with your determination from what knowledge I have of amanitas of the “southern cone” of South America. How did you exclude Amanita toxica from consideration?

Very best,


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