Donegal Wildlife Database - Fungi - Basidiomycetes - Amanita


Amanita phalloides - the Death Cap.

Record from Ards Forest Park - 6th October 2004

Grid Reference C235017

***  NOTE: This is the most deadly of mushrooms. No part of this fungus should ever be consumed ***


This was a single specimen under Beech. The cap was around 10cm across. Note the 'striped' olive cap, the white ring, and the large egg-shaped sac at the base of the stem.

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