Li,F (reprint author),Sun Yat Sen Univ,Sch Life Sci,Guangzhou 510275,Guangdong,Peoples R China.
A new species of Amanita sect. Lepidella, A. heishidingensis, is described based on both morphological and molecular evidences. It was compared with similar species and illustrated with line drawings and photographs. This species was found in Heishiding National Nature Reserve, Guangdong Province, South China.