Amanita magniverrucata

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Amanita magniverrucata
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Young specimen
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
A. magniverrucata
Binomial name
Amanita magniverrucata
Amanita magniverrucata
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is convex or flat
hymenium is free
stipe has a ring and volva
spore print is white
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: unknown

Amanita magniverrucata, commonly known as great pine jewel, is a species of agaric mushroom in the family Amanitaceae. First described scientifically by American mycologists Harry Delbert Thiers and Joseph Ammirati in 1982, it is mycorrhizal and associates with the tree Pinus radiata.[1]

While its edibility is unknown, it may be poisonous,[2] as are many Amanitas.

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  1. ^ Thiers HD, Ammirati JF. (1982). "New species of Amanita from western North America". Mycotaxon. 15: 155–66. Retrieved 2010-07-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Phillips, Roger (2010). Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books. p. 24. ISBN 978-1-55407-651-2.