No Common Name Amanita polypyramis (Berkeley & M.A. Curtis) P. A. Saccardo  

Description:

Very large Amanita with cap approaching 8" wide. It has a slight chlorine odor and the annulus tears away from the stem. Warted, basal bulb is obviously wider than the stem.

Relationships:

Poisonous to humans.

There are 7 records in the project database.

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An Amanita polypyramis in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/28/2014). Found along a roadside in oak and conifer woodland. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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