Two new records of gilled mushrooms of the genus Amanita (Agaricales: Amanitaceae) from India

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R.K. Verma
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8697-6332
V. Pandro
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5719-8543
G. Rajeshwar Rao
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8153-882X

Abstract

Two new records of Amanita constricta and Amanita velosa from India are reported for the first time from sal Shorea robusta forest of central India.  Earlier Amanita constricta was reported from USA and Canada, while A. velosa was reported from USA and Mexico.  The reported species are edible but they should be taken with caution as at least two deadly Amanitas with saccate type volvas are known.  A. velosa grows in open areas. 


 

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Verma, R., Pandro, V. and Rao, G.R. 2020. Two new records of gilled mushrooms of the genus Amanita (Agaricales: Amanitaceae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 1 (Jan. 2020), 15194–15200. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4822.12.1.15194-15200.
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G. Rajeshwar Rao, Tropical Forest Research Institute, P.O.: R.F.R.C., Mandla Road, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482021, India.

Tropical Forest Research Institute,

Jabalpur - 482 021, Madhya Pradesh, India

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