Name: Amanita junquillea Quél.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Amanita junquillea

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Quél.

Citation: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 24: 324, XL (1876) [MB#155779]

Deprecated Synonyms: Amanita gemmata var. exannulata (J.E. Lange) anon. ined., Amanita adnata (W.G. Sm.) Sacc., Amanita gemmata sensu auct., Amanitopsis adnata Sacc., Amanita amici Gillet


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Amanitaceae

Genus: Amanita

Species: Amanita junquillea

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By: Erlon Bailey (Herbert Baker)
2020-08-31 14:33:04 CEST (+0200)

Unless you plan on publishing a formal rebuttal, I don’t think you are in the best position to counter Geoffrey Kibby’s paper. You may contact the author here if you have concerns:

By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2020-08-31 08:15:55 CEST (+0200)

The type method was introduced in European botany/mycology only long time after Fr. and Quél. Neither of those had any “type” in their hands when they described their “Agaricus gemmatus” or “Amanita junquillea” in their hands. Don’t jump on every nomenclature innovation.

Amanita junquillea Quél. is a doubtfull name
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2020-08-31 06:08:01 CEST (+0200)

Keep the name Amanita gemmata (Fr.) Bertill.

By: Erlon Bailey (Herbert Baker)
2020-07-04 15:16:32 CEST (+0200)

“A. gemmata is best regarded as a synonym of A. muscaria and therefore we need to look again for a person whose description agrees with the fungus in question
and that is Quélet (1877).”
(17) (PDF) A tale of two names – Amanita junquillea & A. gemmata. Available from: [accessed Jul 04 2020].

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