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Amanita vaginata (Bulliard) Lamarck
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°3'30"N, 99°57'23"E; 3238-3440 m.
On soil under trees dominated by Betula and Picea. Pileus applanate, margin slightly upturned, grayish brown, darker at center, smooth, margin striate, with white membranous veil remnant at center. Lamellae free, crowded, white. Stipe white, with white membranous saccate volva at base.
Zai-Wei GE
92 11 July 2004
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