Amanita augusta

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Amanita augusta
Amanita franchetii 2186.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
A. augusta
Binomial name
Amanita augusta
Bojantchev & R.M.Davis (2013)
Amanita augusta
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium is free
stipe has a ring and volva
spore print is white
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: not recommended

Amanita augusta is a species of agaric fungus in the family Amanitaceae. Found in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, it was formerly referred to as Amanita franchetti sensu Thiers, but suspected of being a distinct species. It was formally described as a new species in 2013.[1]

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  1. ^ Bojantchev D, Davis RM. (2013). "Amanita augusta, a new species from California and the Pacific Northwest" (PDF). North American Fungi. 8 (5): 1–11. doi:10.2509/naf2013.008.005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-02. Retrieved 2013-04-15.

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