Neotype of Amanita spissa var. laeta (Basidiomycota, Amanitaceae)




Agaricales, Agaricomycetes, Neotropics, nomenclature, taxonomy


While studying the genus Amanita in Brazil, a specimen identified by J. Rick as Amanita spissa var. laeta was found. Its morphological analysis suggested that this material certainly corresponded to the one used in the protologue of this name. For this reason, it is designated here as the neotype.


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How to Cite

Wartchow, F. (2021). Neotype of Amanita spissa var. laeta (Basidiomycota, Amanitaceae). Anales Del Jardín Botánico De Madrid, 78(2), e118.



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Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico
Grant numbers PROTAX 141073/2006-3;Proc. 60/2009;Proc. 420.448/2016-0;Proc. 307922/2014-6;Proc. 307947/2017-3;Proc. 309652/2020-0