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Death cap

Amanita phalloides

Description:

Probably the most dangerous mushroom on the planet.

Notes:

Deadly poisonous.

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3 Comments

Joltik
Joltik 7 years ago

It's amazing that a deadly mushroom can be so nonchalantly brown. i love it.

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Beautiful shots of a magnificent yet dangerous fruiting body. Great detail!

As to your question Rieko, it looks unlikely that they're both the same. Note the distinct green/olive tones on this mushroom, while that of yours are -- as I observe -- various shades of brown along with white. There are other distinguishing features as well, but this one alone can help separate it from the one you've found. Based on my minute mycological knowledge, yours appears to be some form of discolored Russula. Good luck with the ID!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

I spotted these.
Are these the same mushrooms (they are light color green/brown)?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/148...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/148...

Vital
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Latvia

Spotted on Sep 7, 2008
Submitted on Mar 31, 2011

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