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.