Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Revision of Collections of Amanita (Agaricales) from Hunan Province, Central China

YANG Zhu-Liang, ZHANG Li-Fang   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2002-12-25 Published:2002-12-25

Abstract: A critical re-examination of Amanita collections made from Hunan Province, Central China, and deposited in MHHNU and HMAS , indicated that many of them were incorrectly identified. Sixteen species are reported in this account. A detailed description with an illustration is provided for A.hunanensis , a little-known species of the section Caesareae, which is characterized by its medium-sized to large basidiocarp with a grey- brown lamella edge ,an annulate stipe with grey-brown squamules in a zigzag pattern, a white volva wigh abundant inflated cells,clamped basidia, and ellipsoid, inamyloid basidiopores measuring (8.0)9.5-12.5-(15.5)×6.5-8.5(10.0)um.

Key words: Amanita