Name: Amanita sect. Amanita
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Debbie Viess
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Rank: Section

Status: Accepted

Name: Amanita sect. Amanita


Citation: Tent. disp. meth. fung. (Lipsiae): 65 (1797)

Deprecated Synonyms: Amanita sect. Leucospori Mladý


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Amanitaceae

Genus: Amanita

Brief Description:

A list of the taxa presently assigned to this section by Tulloss and Yang can be found here:

A brief description of the section can be found here:

Subsections of Amanita sect. Amanita
Amanita subsect. Amanita
Amanita subsect. Amanitella
Amanita subsect. Gemmatae
Amanita subsect. Pantherinae
Amanita subsect. Rubrovolvatae

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An autonym
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-07-09 15:53:39 AKDT (-0800)

There is no author for sect. Amanita. Once any section is established in a genus, the section containg the type species is established automatically. The name is called an autonym and has no author.

Created: 2009-11-25 08:53:00 AKST (-0900) by Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
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