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Destroying Angel

Amanita bisporigera

Description:

White cap, stipe, and gills.

Habitat:

Spotted growing on the ground in a deciduous forest.

Notes:

A deadly poisonous species - the "first symptoms of poisoning appear 6 to 24 hours after consumption, followed by a period of apparent improvement, then by symptoms of liver and kidney failure, and death after four days or more." - Wikipedia

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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.89, Long: -73.44

Spotted on Aug 28, 2016
Submitted on Sep 7, 2016

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