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Amanita ceciliae   (Snakeskin Grisette)
Family
Amanitaceae
Location
North America, Europe
Dimensions
Cap 7-12 cm diameter, stem 8-13 cm tall * 1.5-2 cm diameter
Edibility
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.

Description
Amanita ceciliae, also known as Snakeskin Grisette, is a large fleshy agaric whose cap is greyish-brown and has charcoal-grey patches, which are easily removable. It has also a scaly stem, white gills, and no ring or volval bag. It fruits during summer and autumn.

Cap is pallid gray-brown; shape ranging from convex to flat. It is upturned and has a deep-coloured margin. There is a low umbo. Large, coarse, dingy grey patches decorate the volva. The flesh is white and firm. Gills are free and closely spaced, and white in colour. They can be thick and are often forked. Stem is pallid, greyish brown with white shaggy horizontal bands of the veil; an inconspicuous bulb is encased in a volval bag breaking away leaving slanting ridges. The mushroom has no ring.

Amanita ceciliae on the First Nature Web site.
Amanita ceciliae on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy on this website, the information may contain errors and omissions and should not be relied upon and be used as any basis for eating any plants or mushrooms.




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