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Amanita gemmata.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Amanite à pierreries, Jewelled Amanita, Sárga galóca, Zitronengelber Knollenblätterpilz
Amanita gemmata Windsor may 11 Mushroom
Ref No: 6982
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Amanita gemmata 3 Mushroom
Ref No: 7658
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow
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 gemmata (Fr.) Gillet syn. A. junquillea Quél. syn. Amanitopsis adnata (W. G. Smith) Sacc. Jewelled Amanita, Amanite à pierreries, Zitronengelber Knollenblätterpilz, Amanita giunchiglia, Narcisamaniet, Sárga galóca. Cap 5–7cm across, flattened convex, pale yellow with more ochre centre, covered in snow-white patches of veil remnants, margin striate. Stem 70–100 x 10–14mm, white with pale yellow flush, with a large basal bulb encased in a short thin volva. Flesh white, flushed pale yellow in the stem. Smell faint. Gills adnexed, white. Spore print white. Spores ovoid – subglobose, nonamyloid, 8.5–9 x 7–7.5µ. Habitat in coniferous woods. Season spring to autumn. Very rare. Deadly poisonous causing symptoms as in A. pantherina poisoning. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Rachel Dyson (United Kingdom) - 20 November 2012

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Rachel Dyson (United Kingdom) - 20 November 2012

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Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 10 August 2011

Mushroom vegetate in Zaplanje, municipalities Gadžin Han city of Nis, Southern Serbia, SERBIA.
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Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 05 August 2011

Mushroom vegetate on the mountain Selièevica, municipalities Gadžin Han city of Nis, Southern Serbia, SERBIA.
Amanita gemmata 3
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 21 June 2010

Kalisz kaszubski Piasna góra.24/06/2007 Poland
Amanita gemmata 3
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 01 November 2008

Amanita gemmata 3
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 01 November 2008

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 01 November 2008

Amanita gemmata 3
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 31 October 2008

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