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Recognized by sight: Cap was turning brownish.
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A genetic description of the infraspecific hybrid will appear in the Jan.-Feb. 2018
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-02-09 15:33:02 GMT (+0000)

issue of Mycologia.

The paper by Hughes, et al. is entitled “Intragenomic nuclear RNA variation in a cryptic Amanita taxon.”

In this paper, the name is not proposed. That will be a next step. Also, interestingly, Dr. Hughes has found genetic evidence of a fourth citrinoid species in the mix.


See today’s comment on 146685.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2016-04-17 18:06:09 BST (+0100)


An nrLSU sequence has been obtained from this collection.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-07-23 21:01:04 BST (+0100)

It is the complex hybrid species.


Thanks very much for all your interesting and helpful collections, Patrick.

Very best,


Thanks Patrick,
By: groundhog
2014-04-18 19:15:08 BST (+0100)

This material has been recieved and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium. We have scheduled it for DNA sequencing.