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After I numbered what I took to be distinct species,
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-06 19:35:59 EDT (-0400)

I found some already had names that were on the site. So there is a gap for Amanita rubescens var. alba (e.g.).

Very best,


Visual comparison: totally unscientific.
By: Ian Blaylock (catfish.deity)
2018-08-05 12:28:26 EDT (-0400)

I’m of very low confidences when it comes to my proposed ID.

I really just looked through the rubescent Amanitas and it seemed to match the best from the picture.

I noticed that the amerirubescens0x species didn’t have a continuous sequence on the amanitaceae site. Is there a reason for that, or am I just blind? I followed the links from the amerirubescens nom. prov page.

I suspect that the black and gray volvas on rubescent taxa are due to the presence…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-05 12:08:24 EDT (-0400)

some other fungus growing on, or into, the Amanita.


Hello, Ian.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2018-08-05 12:06:46 EDT (-0400)

This is an interesting collection because it would be the first of the code named “taxon” to be found in the south and the first to have a graying volva on the cap. Also, I can’t tell if it was pallid when it first expanded.

How did you decide on your proposed ID?

Very best,