Observation 5948: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang
When: 2007-12-31
No herbarium specimen

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-62% (2)
Used references: “Funghi” – Instituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, Italia
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Striate margin; gray cap; long stipe; sack-like volva; no partial veil

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2009-08-31 16:23:31 CDT (-0500)

It seems unlikely that a European name applies to a California Amanita.

The name Agaricus plumbeus as applied to an Amanita is attributed to Schaeffer, the Agaricus plumbeus of Bulliard is a species of Lactarius according to Fraiture’s appendix (e.g.)—-see Amanitopsis d’Europe (Opera Botanica Belgica 5: 125). This is supported by Dr. Bas’ unpublished notes for a nomenclator (history of names and naming) for Amanita.


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