Tag: Amanita

Grisette / Summer / Autumn / Edible Scientific Name Amanita Vaginata Common Names Grisette, Ringless Amanita Family Amanitaceae Habitat They are mycorrhizal with quite a few different trees including, oak, birch, chestnut, alder, spruce and pine. They can also sometimes be found in unkempt lawns and on disturbed ground. Description …

Panther Caps (Amanita Pantherina) Identification Toxic. Common names Panther caps, False blusher, Panther amanita Botanical name Amanita pantherina Meaning of Scientific classification Amanita as it’s a member of the amanita family and Pantherina due to its two tone cap colour reminiscent of a panther’s skin. Class: Agaricomycetes Order: Agaricales Kingdom:…

So you’ve been out and found a whole load of wild mushrooms, firstly you need to make sure they’re edible – have a quick intro guide here or you can look at our entire mushroom guide list here. If you’re still not sure why not join us on a guided foraging walk so we can help…

Destroying Angel/ Summer/ Autumn/ Deadly poisonous Common Name Destroying Angel Botanical Name Amanita virosa Meaning of Botanical Name Virosa referring to its strongly sweet sickly unpleasant smell Family Amanitaceae Known Hazards DEADLY, this mushroom contains amotoxin, which in the first 6-12 hours after eating cause severe gastric upsets, those symptoms…

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