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Historic notes related to early postings of GenBank accession numbers related to certain voucher collections.
Legacy News (from old "Amanita Studies" site, fragmentary)

14-16 April 2021

Validation: Amanita amerivirosa was validate on 31 March.

Updated techtabs: Amanita amerivirosa, A. bisporigera, A. helmettensis, and A. sturgeonii.

7-8 March 2021

Apparently new taxa: Amanita sp-S17, A. sp-S18, and A. sp-S19 have been added to the site. The odd-numbered taxa belong to section AmidellaAmanita sp-S18 is assignable to section Vaginatae.

Name change: Amanita sp-longicuneus03 is retired and replaced with the provisional name A. longicuneoides.

Update techtabs: Amanita amerivirosa, A. longicuneoides, A. sp-S17, A. sp-S18, A. sp-S19, and A. sp-T51.

4 March 2021

New taxon: Amanita sp-T51 has been added in section Amidella.

Updated techtab: Amanita sp-T51.

19 February 2021

New taxon: Amanita sp-65 of section Vaginatae is a predominantly white species from Pennsylvania.

Updated techtab: Amanita obconicobasis.

11 February 2021

Updated techtabs: Amanita coryli, A. finisprovinciae, A. protecta, A.sp-54, A. sp-NW04, A. sp-OR01, and A. texasorora

29 January - 1 February 2021

Updated brief tab: Amanita neocaesariensis.

Updated techtabs: Amanita clarionensis, A. farinosa sensu Thiers, and A. neocaesariensis.

21-26 January 2021

Updated techtabs: Amanita olivaceogrisea, A. paludosa, A. pseudopenetrans, A. sp-ROSS01, A. sp-ROSS02, and A. supravolvata.

17-18 January 2021

New taxon pages: Two apparently new taxa from Siberia are Amanita sp-ROSS01 and A. sp-ROSS02 are initiated with the collaboration of Tatiana Bulyonkova.

4-8 January 2021

Updated techtabs: Amanita huijsmanii, A. mairei, A. neocaesariensis, A. pascagoula, and A. spadicea.

1-2 January 2021

Taxon page chages: Amanita sp-NFL06 has been merged with A. sp-N63 on morphological and genetic grounds.  The temporary code "sp-NFL06" will be permanently retired.

Updated brief tab: Amanita sp-N63.

Updated techtabs: Amanita huijsmanii and A. sp-N63.

End of year stats (1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 2020)

As in previous years, these stats do not include visits by spiders, worms, robots, and their ilk.  We believe that the following statistics represent human traffic on the site.

Total visits = 219,068...11% increase...  [2019: 197,618...7% over 2018]
Total page-visits = 2,755,352...32% increase...  [2019: 2,093,398...11% over 2018]
Total hits = 4,725,340...39% increase...  [2019: 3,399,655...6% over 2018]
Total bandwidth = 184.31 GBytes...25% increase... over 2019  [2019: 147.96 GBytes...1.2% increase... over 2018]

Total apparent countries of origin of visitors = no stats...  [2015: 158]

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