Public Description of Amanita albocreata (G.F. Atk.) E.-J. Gilbert

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Name: Amanita albocreata (G.F. Atk.) E.-J. Gilbert
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae


General Description:

“Ringless Panther” subsection Pantherinae

http://www.amanitaceae.org/?Amanita%20albocreata


Diagnostic Description:

Amanita albocreata is not known to have a ring around the stipe…at least in my research. It is known to have a collar at transition between the stipe and bulb.


Distribution:

I have not found any evidence of this species growing in the U.S., but is known to grow in parts of Canada. I have found several mushrooms that I believe are Amanita albocreata in north ga, but have not had a positive id as of yet.


Look Alikes:

Amanita phalloides…have the ring around stipe. I have found these in north ga.


Description author: Erlon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: northgahunt


Created: 2009-06-04 20:42:22 -05 (-0500) by northgahunt
Last modified: 2013-11-25 00:52:53 -05 (-0500) by Erlon (Herbert Baker)
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