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Amanita Pers. (grisettes and amanitas)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Amanita argentea Huijsman (a grisette) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita betulae Neville & Poumarat, 2009 (a grisette) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita caesarea ((Caesar's Mushroom)) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita ceciliae (Berk. & Broome) Bas (Snakeskin Grisette)
Cap
Species 2 ident refs
Amanita citrina (Schaeff.) Pers. (False Deathcap)
Amanita citrina var. alba (a false death-cap), eg: Amanita citrina var. alba (a false death-cap) - Fruitbody - side view - lain down
Species  
Amanita coryli Neville & Poumarat, 2009 Species 1 ident refs
Amanita crocea (Quél.) Singer (Orange Grisette)
Fruitbody - young - side view - in situ
Species  
Amanita echinocephala (Vittad.) Quél. (Solitary Amanita)
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita eliae Quél. (a toadstool) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita excelsa (Fr.) P. Kumm. (Grey Spotted Amanita)
Amanita excelsa var. spissa (Grey Spotted Amanita), eg: Amanita excelsa var. spissa (Grey Spotted Amanita) - Fruitbody - in situ - side view
Species  
Amanita flavescens (E.-J. Gilbert & S. Lundell) Contu (a grisette)
Fruitbody
Species  
Amanita franchetii (Boud.) Fayod (a toadstool)
Button - oblique view
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita friabilis (P. Karst.) Bas (Fragile Amanita) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita fulva (Schaeff.) Fr. (Tawny Grisette)
Cap - oblique view
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita gemmata (Fr.) Bertill. (Jewelled Amanita) Species 3 ident refs
Amanita inopinata D.A. Reid & Bas (a toadstool) Species 5 ident refs
Amanita lividopallescens (Gillet) Seyot (a grisette)
Fruitbodies
Species  
Amanita malleata (a grisette) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita muscaria (L.) Lam. (Fly Agaric)
Cap - top view
Species 2 ident refs
Amanita nauseosa (Wakef.) D.A. Reid (a fungus) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita nivalis Grev. (Mountain Grisette) Species  
Amanita olivaceogrisea Kalamees (a toadstool) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita ovoidea (Bull.) Quél. (Bearded Amanita) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita pachyvolvata (Bon) Krieglst. (a toadstool) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita pantherina (DC.) P. Kumm. (Panthercap)
Fruitbody - side view - excavated to show stipe base - in situ
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Link (Deathcap)
Fruitbody - side view - in situ
Species 2 ident refs
Amanita porphyria Alb. & Schwein. (Grey Veiled Amanita)
Cap - in situ
Species  
Amanita rubescens Pers. (Blusher)
Amanita rubescens var. rubescens (Blusher), eg: Amanita rubescens var. rubescens (Blusher) - Cells from scales on cap
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita simulans Contu (a grisette) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita strobiliformis (Paulet ex Vittad.) Bertill. (Warted Amanita) Species 1 ident refs
Amanita submembranacea (Bon) Gröger (a grisette)
Cap - in situ
Species 1 ident refs
Amanita vaginata (Bull.) Lam. (Grisette)
Species  
Amanita virosa (Fr.) Bertill. (Destroying Angel) Species 3 ident refs
(Amanita vaginata agg.) (a group of grisettes)
Amanita lividopallescens (a grisette), eg: Amanita lividopallescens (a grisette) - Fruitbodies Amanita submembranacea (a grisette), eg: Amanita submembranacea (a grisette) - Cap - in situ Amanita vaginata (Grisette), eg: Amanita vaginata (Grisette) - Fruitbody - in situ among Rockrose - top view - close-up
Informal 4 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Anon, 2012 The Genus Amanita in Great Britain
Bas, C., 1969 Morphology and subdivision of Amanita and a monograph of its section Lepidella
Contu, M., 2003 (section Vaginatae) A revised key to Amanita, section Vaginatae (Fr.) Quél. in Europe
Fraiture, A., 1993 Les Amanitopsis d’Europe
Galli, R., 2001 Le Amanite
Kibby, G., 2003 (Section Vaginateae) An Introduction to Amanita, section Vaginatae
Kibby, G., 2005 Invasion of Amanita inopinata continues!
Kibby, G., 2012 The Genus Amanita in Great Britain
Keys (Newsletter of the B.M.S. Key-Group) No 12: http://www.britmycolsoc.org.uk/library/keys/index-phpcid951/ Keys (Newsletter of the B.M.S. Key-Group) No 12

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 23 general literature references to Amanita (grisettes and amanitas)

Amanita may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
AMANITACEAE
(a family of fungi)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi (via Amanita) Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 101 feeding and other relationships of Amanita (grisettes and amanitas)

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