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Historic notes related to early postings of GenBank accession numbers related to certain voucher collections.
Legacy News (from old "Amanita Studies" site, fragmentary)

18 - 22 February 2018

Updated techtabs: Amanita amerivirosa, A. bisporigera, A. brunnescens, A. suballiacea, and A. subparvipantherina.

9-10 February 2018

Name change: "Amanita sp-lavendula01" is replaced by a provisional name "Amanita cornelihybrida."

Updated techtabs: Amanita hahatonka and A. justicei.

6-8 February 2018

New taxon: An new ringed species of section Vaginatae with a strobiloid, saccate volva: Amanita griseostrobilacea. Three new species of section Phalloideae from Australia: A. djarilmari, A. gardneri, and A. millsii.

Updated techtabs: Amanita aliena, A. cingulata, A. conara, A. djarilmari, A. gardneri, A. griseostrobilacea, A. millsii, and A. penetratrix.

30 January 2018

Updated techtab: Amanita sponsus.

23 January 2018

Updated brief tab: Amanita sp-M36.

18 January 2018

Updated brief tab: Amanita rubescens var. alba and A. sp-WI01.

6 January 2018

Updated brief tab: Amanita sp-ONT03.

1 January 2018

Happy New Year.

End of year stats (1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 2017)

As in previous years, these stats do not include visits by spiders, worms, robots, and their ilk.  We believe that the following statistics represent human traffic on the site.

Total visits = 169,930...36% increase...  [2016: 125,146...33% over 2015]
Total page-visits = 1,121,556...9% increase...  [2016: 1,029,564...54% over 2015]
Total hits = 2,174,626...8% increase...  [2016: 2,015,091...20% over 2015]
Total bandwidth = 100.02 GBytes...7% decrease...  [2016: 106.61 GBytes...28% over 2015]

Total apparent countries of origin of visitors = no stats...  [2015: 158]
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