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mushroom foraging guide Panthercap

Names

Common: Panthercap, The Panther

Latin: Amanita pantherina

Edibility

Edibility:Very Poisonous

Season

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Description

Cap: 5-10cm Brown with small white warty scales.

Gills: Free, white, crowded

Stem: White, scurfy with a pendulous ring. The base of the stem show a clear ring where the volva ends together with one or two separate ring belts.

Spores: White

Flesh: White, unchanging when cut.

Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland.

Frequency: Occasional