Observation 217421: Amanita huijsmanii F. Massart & Rouzeau [as ‘huijsmani’]
When: 2015-09-10
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: Found on a foray to the Littoral region of Slovenia led by local Slovenian mycologist, Marino Zugna, who also identified the mushrooms together with Silvano Pizzardo.
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Used references: See comment by R. E. Tulloss (ret)

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The water color paintings of the original collections of A. mairei show…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2015-10-01 19:34:37 PDT (-0700)

the cap to be brown. Some European authors have confused two (or more) distinct species with rather narrow spores—a silvery-gray species (A. argentea) and A. mairei. Data from the types and other original collections and illustrations as well as more recent material is included here:

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

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

As note above, there may be other species with similar spores—rather narrower than those of most of the Vaginatae. One is

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

This latter species is somewhat similar to the one shown in your images.

Very best,

Rod

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