Name: Amanita amerirubescens var. alba
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First person to use this name on MO: Erlon Bailey
Editors: R. E. Tulloss

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Rank: Variety

Status: Deprecated

Name: Amanita amerirubescens var. alba

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Preferred Synonyms:Amanita rubescens var. alba Coker

Deprecated Synonyms: Amanita rubescens var. alba sensu auct. amer.

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Amaniys rubescens var. alba Coker
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-12 13:35:46 AKDT (-0800)

is an American taxon. All of the potential lectotype material comes from North Carolina. The variety was placed in the wrong species, but there’s nothing we can do about that until the American species is described. So we have another slightly screwy name; however, it is a distinctive name. Moreover, it is in use. I think we should stick to it until we have an established alternative name.

Very best,

Rod

This combination will never be made in my opinion.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-12 13:19:40 AKDT (-0800)

I do not thin that Amanita rubescens var. alba Coker and A. amerirubescens are the same species, based on existing morphological evidence.

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