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Amanita nivalis Greville
Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Sichuan-Yunnan border area. South side of Zhongdian Daxue Shan. Grazed meadows, Rhododendron thickets, limestone and shale scree slopes and outcropping ledges. 28°34'24"N, 99°48'42"E; 4280-4600 m.
On ground under Salix and Rhododendron 4350 m. Pileus 5 cm in diam., convex, pale ochraceous. Lamellae free, white, edge pinkish to brownish. Stipe 7.5 x 0.8-1 cm, densely covered with brownish squamules. Volva 3 x 1.5 cm, whitish to white; margin grayish. Conspecific with Z. L. Yang 2440. With a slide.
Z. L. Yang
2445 25 July 1998

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