Observation 208550: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2015-07-02
(42.0782° -78.4832° 600m)

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Recognized by sight: This my be starting to look familiar?
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Used references: picture matched to Yves Lamoreaux’s Flikr photo of species, I didn’t find it on Google anywhere though. https://www.flickr.com/...

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I appreciate your checking with Renée.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-06 09:09:51 EDT (-0400)

It’s interesting to know how the unpublished name has been applied.

Very best,


Renée hadn’t heard of it either.
By: Garrett Taylor (cappy)
2015-07-06 08:34:25 EDT (-0400)

But she checked and it’s what he’s calling the N.A. Amanita vaginata.

I checked GenBank to see if the provisional name had been posted with a …
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-05 00:21:38 EDT (-0400)

sequence. It has not been posted.


I believe you are right.
By: Garrett Taylor (cappy)
2015-07-03 17:01:20 EDT (-0400)

I have the book you mention and don’t recall seeing it there. I would like to see the publication it occurs in all I found was a picture on his Flikr stream which mycoquebec.org picked up. It was not on the website in the species list however. I should send Renée a message later and ask her if she knows anything about this fungus.

I don’t think that “fuscozonata” appeared in Yves’ spiral bound book.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-03 14:13:14 EDT (-0400)

If I am wrong, please let me know.

Very best,


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