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Amanita parvipantherina Zhu L. Yang, M. Weiss & Oberwinkler
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Sichuan-Yunnan border area. North side of Daxue Shan between Zhongdian and Xiangcheng. Mixed Abies-Larix-Picea-Juniperus forest with large Rhododendron and open talus slopes and meadows. 28°35'38"N, 99°50'49"E; 4100-4300 m.
On ground in forest of Abies and Rhododendron at 4100 m. Pileus 10-15.5 cm in diam., convex to applanate, dull brown, densely covered with first dirty white to pale brownish to grayish, conical warts, 2-4 mm wide, 2-4 mm tall, when mature volval remnants becoming dirty white to gray to brown; margin striate (R=8/60, 10/60, 10/80, 12/80). Stipe 10-14 x 1.5-3 cm, white, covered with squamules; upper surface of annulus cream colored to yellowish, under surface whitish. Bulb subglobose to ovoid, dirty white, upper margin with a short limb. Context white unchanging. With slides, and line drawings.
Zhu-Liang YANG
2432 24 July 1998

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