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GREY SPOTTED AMANITA (Fungus)

Amanita excelsa var. spissa

Amanita Family [Amanitaceae]  

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31st Aug 2004, Littleborough, Gtr M/cr. Photo: © RWD
Grows on the ground in deciduous or mixed woods. Almost spherical to begin with it slowly expands and flattens out.


31st Aug 2004, Littleborough, Gtr M/cr. Photo: © RWD
The fawny-brown cap blends to cream at the periphery.


8th Sept 2008, Roman Rd, Win Hill, Derbyshire. Photo: © RWD
The cream-coloured velar remains are irregular like small corn-flakes and quite un-like those on its' sibling Fly Agaric. They are ready to flake off.


8th Sept 2008, Roman Rd, Win Hill, Derbyshire. Photo: © RWD
The gills are white and fine. Here they are hanging off somewhat. The stipe (stem) is cream-coloured too.


Easily confused with : The Blusher and the very poisonous Panther Cap.


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GREY SPOTTED AMANITA (Fungus)

Amanita excelsa var. spissa

Amanita Family [Amanitaceae]  

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