Observation 208610: Amanita amerirubescens group
When: 2015-07-03
No herbarium specimen

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I have become concerned that dark volva on rubescent material may not…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-04 07:50:59 PDT (-0700)

be determined by genetics of the mushroom. We have a way to go with the research; however, at least some of the rubescent collections with dark volva in my herbarium turn out to have DNA sequences identical to collections lacking dark volval material. The same issue has arisen with A. muscaria in Europe. In the latter case, foreign (non-Amanita), dark hyphae were found in the volval warts of a black-warted muscaria.

Very best,


By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-07-03 21:23:20 PDT (-0700)

I remembered seeing a rubescens type with dark warts on MO a couple of years ago. I then used your WAO website to find what I was looking for.

Igor, how did you come to suggest “…07”?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-07-03 21:16:01 PDT (-0700)


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