Amanita sp. 3

Amanita sp. 3

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(Silver-grey Amanita)

FAMILY

Pluteaceae

Species

Amanita sp. 3

Common name

Silver-grey Amanita

Colour

Cap silvery-grey to greyish-brown

Habitat

Gardens and woodland

Description

Cap to 10 cm diameter, initially convex, umbonate in centre, then flattening, small depression between margin and centre which when wet may be somewhat slimy, margins with numerous striations. Gills white, free. Stem greyish to 10 cm long, 1 cm wide,

volva sac-like covers lower 2 cm,