≡Amarrendia grandispora (G. W. Beaton, Pegler & T. W. K. Young) Bougher & T. Lebel
≡Alpova grandispora G. W. Beaton, Pegler & T. W. K. Young
This species of Amanita has a truffle-like, underground fruiting body and was originally described in the genus Amarrendia.
At present, some information on this species is available on the techincal tab of this page.
—R. E. Tulloss
(G. W. Beaton, Pegler & T. W. K. Young) Justo. 2010. Mycologia 102: 682.
≡Amarrendia grandispora (G. W. Beaton, Pegler & T. W. K. Young) Bougher & T. Lebel. 2002. Austral. Sys. Bot. 15: 518, figs. 10-13.
≡Alpova grandisporus G. W. Beaton, Pegler & T. W. K. Young. 1985. Kew Bull. 40(3): 580.
The editors of this site owe a great debt to Dr. Cornelis Bas
whose famous cigar box files of Amanita nomenclatural information
gathered over three or more decades were made available to RET for computerization
and make up the lion's share of the nomenclatural information presented on this site.
Justo et al. (2010), Biology Department, Clark University, Worcester, Mass.
K; isotype, MELU
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The following material is derived from the protolog of the present species.
The present species of Amanita has an hypogeous habit and was orignally described in the genus Amarrendia.
Bougher and Lebel (2002): Hypogeal. Tasmania: In plantation of Eucalyptus nitens and E. globulus. Victoria: In mixed eucalypt forest.
Bougher and Lebel (2002): AUSTRALIA: TASMANIA—Forest Reserves (Boral) site near Exton, 10.v.1995 N. Malajczuk s.n. (CSIRO H0792).
VICTORIA—Eildon, Mallet Creek track, 14.v.1974 K. & G. Beaton 23 (holotype, K; isotype, MELU).
—R. E. Tulloss
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