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Amanita aprica

Amanita aprica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
Species: A. aprica
Binomial name
Amanita aprica
J.Lindgr. & Tulloss (2005)[1]
Amanita aprica
Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium

cap is flat

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

Amanita aprica is a species of fungus in the Amanitaceae family. Described as new to science in 2005, the species is found in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, where it grows in a mycorrhizal association with Douglas-fir and pines.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b Tulloss RE, Lindgren JE (2005). "Amanita aprica –- a new toxic species from western North America". Mycotaxon 91: 193–205. 

External links

  • Amanita aprica in Index Fungorum.
  • Amanita aprica at
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