Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Amanita subgenus Lepidella sect. Phalloideae Mushroom

Amanita subgenus Lepidella sect. Phalloideae


Large, all white mushroom with a knobbed cap. I didn't get a picture of the base of the stipe, so the exact species and common name can't be determined.


Growing on the ground in a mixed forest, but in an area with lots of oak.


The section Phalloideae is infamous for having the taxa that are the most common causes of death by mushroom poisoning in the world. The primary causes of death are from the chemicals known as amatoxins.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2017
Submitted on Sep 14, 2017

Related Spottings

Spotting Saffron Ringless Amanita Amanita Amanita parcivolvata

Nearby Spottings

Cortinar Mushroom Rooting Shank Violet Entoloma Black-footed Polypore