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 22:34:37 CDT (-0400)

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:



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


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

Very best,


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