Amanita volvata

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Amanita volvata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Hymenomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
Species: A. volvata
Binomial name
Amanita volvata
(Peck), Lloyd
Amanita volvata
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium

cap is convex

or flat
hymenium is free
stipe has a volva
spore print is white
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: poisonous

Amanita volvata, also known as Volvate Amanita[1] is a white coloured species of fungi from Amanitaceae family that can be found in southeastern United States. The species is amyloid and have saccate volva,[2] and elliptic spores.[3]

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  1. ^ "Volvate Amanita". July 6, 2007. Retrieved December 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ Orson K. Miller, Hope Miller (2006). "North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi". A Falcon Guide: 29. ISBN 978-0-7627-3109-1. 
  3. ^ "Amanita volvata". Retrieved December 25, 2012. 

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