Observation 275885: Amanita sect. Amanita


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Recognized by sight: probably from subsection Pantherinae

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interesting find.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-05-07 23:53:12 ADT (-0300)

may be unique.

if you saved it, and had a microscope, you could check for clamps.
otherwise, just another beautiful amanita lost in the mists of time.

It is certainly an amanita in section amanita, though.

Although the cap is lightly pigmented in comparison to that of A. subglobosa,…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-05-07 13:13:57 ADT (-0300)

…the fine multiple rings around the top of the bulb (see least mature specimen at top magnification) are suggestive of __subglobosa. This species is very similar to species of the Pantherinae, but has clamps on the bases of its basidia, which is more like the species of series Amanita. Hence, one thing to check in the species depicted in this observation is the presence of clamps in the mushroom…especially at the bases of basidia.

Very best,


A number of tax with macroscopic similarity to A. pantherina of Europe have…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2017-05-07 13:06:44 ADT (-0300)

…been described from southern Asia. It would be good to know what trees were present where this species was collected…especially those trees that form symbiotic relationships with macrofungi such as Amanita.

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