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Scientific Name: Amanita virosa; Family Amanitaceae;

Order Agaricales

Habitat: Under mixed woods, often in grass.

Color:Cap, gills and stalk white.

Size: Cap is 5-12.5 cm in diameter, stalk is 7-20 cm long, 0.5-2 cm thick

Gills: Attached, narrow, close.

Spore Print: white

Edibility: Deadly Poisonous

Characteristics: The destroying angel has a large basal bulb. These mushrooms are usually found in small groups or alone. The stalk has a ring on it. It can be found throught the continent, from June to November. This mushroom, if ingested, is very likely to cause death if not treated.

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