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Amanita excelsa

Observed: 2nd July 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Amanita pantherina
Amanita pantherina 1
Amanita pantherina 1 2
Amanita pantherina 1 2 3
Amanita pantherina 1 2 3 4
Description:

In open Scot's Pine tree belt,only one specimen.Rather dark so picture not to good but cap was brownish not dark brown more lighter brown

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Fenwickfield's picture

Right

They were more grey than white,have not got this one in any of my book's so looked on web, presume it is very poisonous too.

Fenwickfield

jhn7's picture

Said to be edible.

Advice is not to eat them though because of the easy confusion with A. pantherina!! Lovely photos.

Janet
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D.M.H.'s picture

Additionally to Flaxtons

Additionally to Flaxtons comment - No Volval gutter towards stem base.

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