As part of the mushroom surveys in the unexplored areas of Korea in 2019 and 2020, a phalloid fungus was found in a saline sand beach. The specimen was mainly characterized by its reticulate pileus and violet volva with well-developed rhizomorphs. Based on ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequencing and morphological characteristics, the specimen was identified as
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Fig. 1. Morphological characters of . A-C: KA19-1233. D, E: KA19-1234. F, G: Hyphae of volva in 1% Congo Red, clamp connections indicated with white arrow. H: Basidiospore in 3% KOH. I: Cells of stipe in 1% Congo Red. Scales bars: A-E=5 cm, F, I=40 μm, G, H=10 μm.