Australian Systematic Botany Australian Systematic Botany Society
Taxonomy, biogeography and evolution of plants

The New Zealand species of Amanita (Fungi: Agaricales)

GS Ridley

Australian Systematic Botany 4(2) 325 - 354
Published: 1991


The genus Amanita in New Zealand is reviewed. Fourteen species are accepted of which 10 are endemic to New Zealand. Seven new species are described: Amanita taiepa, A, nehuta, A. pekeoides, A. karea, A. mumura, A. pumatona and A. pareparina. The endemic species are placed in the Amanita sections Amanita, Vaginatae, Validae and Lepidella.

© CSIRO 1991

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