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Panther Cap

Observed: 1st September 2013 By: Fly AgaricFly Agaric’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFly Agaric’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFly Agaric’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFly Agaric’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Panther Cap
Panther Cap
Panther Cap
Description:

I found this one growing out the side of a root system of an oak tree, the size was 12-15 cm tall and the cap was about 8-12 cm wide. I hope this ID is right as it looked a little small compared to measurement's in some of my texts.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

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Size

I have a book the genus Amanita and they say 4-11cm so quite a range in size,very nice specimen you have found.

Fenwickfield

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Many thanks

Thank you, I may have to invest in that book to add to my collection, is that the title? Who wrote it please, thanks again. regards ben

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Book

The Genus Amanita In Great Britain - By Geoffrey Kibby Published July 2012
That's the full title and author it was £17 very thin book but fantastic information I order all of mine from Summerfield books in Cumbria they have a website so just Google them.

Sheila

Fenwickfield

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Thanks

I will look into this and get one ordered.
Thanks again.

Ben