Observation 193940: Amanita macerisolum Tulloss, Rodr. Cayc. & Geml nom. prov.

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Based on chemical features: nrLSU sequence closest matches in__ Amanita__ are all in thi subsection.
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Based on chemical features: Partial sequence of nrITS is a good match for past sequences of macerisolum.

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A second effort at extracting nrITS allowed us to derive a fragment…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-09-15 17:02:31 CDT (-0400)

of a sequence. It is a good match to the sequences we’ve derived before from U.S. and Mexican sequences of Amanita macerisolum.

Very best,

Rod

Too late at night.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-06-29 00:17:33 CDT (-0400)

Destroyed two incorrect comments. The best match is still prairiicola. However, we only have one gene to work with; so I think we need to keep the issue open.

Very best,

Rod

Meant to say that this is not a match for pruittii.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-06-28 23:54:37 CDT (-0400)

R

We failed to get an nrITS sequence.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-06-28 23:53:45 CDT (-0400)

So we can’t match to macerisolum, which has given us only nrITS. We got an nrLSU sequence that is a pretty darn good match for Amanita prairiicola. We also got less impressive matches to other non-mycorrhizal amanitas. I’m going to do a little more work on this one.

Very best,

Rod

Thanks Kevin,
By: groundhog
2015-06-05 12:58:06 CDT (-0400)

This material has been received and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium. We have scheduled it for DNA sequencing.
Thanks,
Naomi

A note about “sp-C13.”
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-02-19 20:40:52 CST (-0500)

We have had the good luck of being able to derive DNA sequences from several Collections of “sp-C13” are now known from southern California and from Baja California. It seems to be a good new species. We are going to go form a temporary code to a provisional name: Amanitamacerisolum”— the “Poor Soil Lepidella.” The seems to occur in dry (even desert) habitat with few or no apparent symbionts.

Its page on the WAO website is now

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

Very best,

Rod

Youre in luck
By: Kevin Lentz (Subverted)
2014-12-17 17:47:54 CST (-0500)

I did collect this (along with most stuff Ive seen recently) but didnt list a specimen b/c of the locality it came from. Im happy to ship off half of it to you if you dont mind paying the shipping, I can probably still send it off even if not…

I think that this could be Amanitasp-C13,” which is to be found here…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-12-17 16:32:44 CST (-0500)

http://www.amanitaceae.org?Amanita%20sp-C13

We have gotten some fragmentary DNA from older collections of this species, and would love to sequence a current sample (e.g., from the one you’re reporting). Is it possible to collect and dry this material? If you, if you would be so kind, I hope you might share a vertically split half or quarter of the fruiting body with the group here in New Jersey.

Very best,

Rod

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