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Amanita crenulata Mushroom
Ref No: 6952
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location: North America
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem, Volva on stem, Bulbous base of stem
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Amanita crenulata Pk. Cap 2.5-5.5cm across, convex then flat with a lined margin; grayish buff, tinged yellow with age; smooth; dotted with pallid cottony volval patches. Gills free or just reaching the stem, crowded; white. Stem 25-70 x9-11 mm, somewhat tapering upward with a large ovoid basal bulb; white; ring delicate becoming evanescent; woolly with volval remnants near the bulb. Flesh white staining slightly yellow. Odor slight. Spores globose to broadly ellipsoid, nonamyloid, 7.9-12.6 x 6.3-11.7. Deposit white. Habitat on the ground in mixed woods. Uncommon. Found in northeastern North American. Poisonous.

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