When: 2011-08-26

Collection location: Slivno, Breza, Bosnia and Herzegovina [Click for map]

Who: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)

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Recognized by sight: according to Mr. Tulloss – Slivno is on the Balkan peninsula in Southeastern Europe. Growing with birch, aspen, hornbeam, oak, not sure about pines there

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Because of the cap color…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2012-03-07 18:29:15 HST (-1000)

I’d guess this might be A. argentea. At one time a number of popular guides synonymized this name with A. mairei, but they are quite different. I think that A. mairei is more likely to be found in the Mediterranean region; and A. argentea is more likely to be found farther north…although the ranges may overlap.

There’s quite a bit of data on both of the taxa on WAO:



I’d be interested to take a look at your material.