Amanita ceciliae

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Amanita ceciliae

13 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Amanita inaurata

Cap

Convex, then flattened, smooth, margin lined, yellow brown to orange brown, covered with dark grey veil remnants, to about 15 cm across

Gills

Adnate, crowded, white

Stem

Tapered upwards, decorated with a zig-zag pattern, ridged at the base, whitish

Flesh

Firm, white

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In deciduous woods, favouring oak and beech

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores spherical, smooth (10-13) µm

Edibility

Inedible, possibly poisonous