Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita. Widely distributed across Europe, A. phalloides forms ectomycorrhizas with various broadleaved trees. In some cases, the death cap has been introduced to new regions with the cultivation of non-native species of oak, chestnut, and pine. The large fruiting bodies (mushrooms) appear in summer and autumn; the caps are generally greeni...

Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita. Widely distributed across Europe, A. phalloides forms ectomycorrhizas with various broadleaved trees. In some cases, the death cap has been introduced to new regions with the cultivation of non-native species of oak, chestnut, and pine. The large fruiting bodies (mushrooms) appear in summer and autumn; the caps are generally greeni...

Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus.  These toxic mushrooms resemble several edible species (most notably caesar's mushroom and the straw mushroom) commonly consumed by humans, increasing the risk of accidental poisoning.   It is one of the most poisonous of all known toadstools.

Amanita phalloides accounts for the majority of fatal mushroom poisonings worldwide.

Amanita phalloides - A young death cap emerging from its universal veil  - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Amanita phalloides, commonly known as the death cap, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita.

Amanita phalloides accounts for the majority of fatal mushroom poisonings worldwide. - Two light yellow-green mushrooms with stems and caps, one smaller and still in the ground, the larger one pulled out and laid beside the other to show its bulbous stem with a ring.

Amanita phalloides accounts for the majority of fatal mushroom poisonings worldwide. - Two light yellow-green mushrooms with stems and caps, one smaller and still in the ground, the larger one pulled out and laid beside the other to show its bulbous stem with a ring.

Amanita phalloides

Amanita phalloides

Amanita phalloides © Michael Wood, from Mykoweb

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