Amanita spreta identification

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Amanita spreta (Pk.) Sacc. Cap 5-11 cm across, convex becoming more flatly convex with a shortly striate margin, grayish brown; smooth, occasionally a few white, membranous patches of volval remnants. Gills bee to just reaching the stem, moderately crowded, numerous; white. Stem 55-95 x 7-14mm, stuffed, tapering slightly toward the top; whitish; smooth to minutely hairy, moderately hairy toward the base; no basal bulb but membranous, white, cuplike volva at the base; small, white, membranous, persistent, drooping ring toward the top of the stem. Flesh white. Spores elongate to cylindrical, nonamyloid, 10.8-12.5 x 6.5-7.5?. Deposit white. Habitat a, the ground in mixed coniferous and deciduous woods. Quite common. Found in southeasterneastern North America as far north as New Hampshire. Season August. Many amanitas contain deadly toxins -avoid..

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More info about Amanita spreta mushroom

Stem type:
Ring on stem
Volva on stem
Bulbous base of stem
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Poisonous/Suspect
Habitat:
Grows on the ground
Grows in woods
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Brown
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:43:13

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