Amanita Gemmata

Poisonous Poisonous
Autumn Autumn
Spring Spring
Summer Summer

Poisonous, said to be deadly as with some other Amanita species. Uncommon.

Mushroom Type
Common Names Jewelled Amanita, Gemmed Amanita
Scientific Name Amanita gemmata
Season Start May
Season End Nov
Average Mushroom height (CM) 11
Average Cap width (CM) 7
Please note that each and every mushroom you come across may vary in appearance to these photos.

Cap

Convex to flat. Off-white, pale yellow covered in white pieces of  velar remains or veil.

Gills

Gills white, slightly connected to stem, crowded.

Stem

White, slightly yellowish. Bulbous at the base with a delicate volva sometimes hollowing in the middle.

Skirt

A short lived skirt that is usually low down on the stem.

Volva

A bulbous base with obvious volva.

Flesh

White with pale yellow flush in the stem.

Habitat

Coniferous woodland.

Spore Print

White. Ovoid.

Frequency

Uncommon.

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