Three new species found in the Bracciano-Martignano Regional Natural Park in Lazio, Italy




Amanita calida, Lepiota elseae, Xerocomellus sarnarii, Quercus forest, Natural Parks


We report the finding of three recently described species in late autumn and winter (October to December) in the Bracciano-Martignano Regional Natural Park in Lazio (Italy). The species are Amanita calida, Lepiota elseae and Xerocomellus sarnarii. This is the first record of Lepiota elseae for Italy. The collection site, a Quercus thicket, is located on the slopes of San Bernardino del Malpasso in Trevignano Romano, between Monte Rocca Romana (Sabatini mountains) and the nearby Bracciano Lake. A description of the specimens is given, and a comparison is made with the few descriptions of the ambient available for previous records of the respective species.


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How to Cite

Ferretti, A., Knijn, A., & Saar, I. (2024). Three new species found in the Bracciano-Martignano Regional Natural Park in Lazio, Italy. Italian Journal of Mycology, 53(1), 1–12.