Observation 72865: Amanita solitaria (Bull. : Fr.) Fr.
When: 2011-07-30
(47.5° 8.5° )
Who: Sporulator
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Habitat/Host: soil, under Carpinus betulus.

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By: Sporulator
2011-07-30 10:25:44 CDT (-0400)

According to Index Fungorum, Amanita solitaria and Amanita strobiliformis are synonyms. That’s incorrect. The cap of Amanita solitaria is covered with raised pyramidal warts that become less well defined and less frequent toward the margin. In contrast, the cap of Amanita strobiliformis is covered with large thick, but flat patches. Amanita solitaria and Amanita strobiliformis are two different species. The term Amanita solitaria is not obsolete.

Amanita solitaria:
http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita+solitaria

http://www.mykonet.ch/...

Amanita strobiliformis:
http://www.eticomm.net/~ret/amanita/species/strobfor.html

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