destroying angel

Amanita ocreata

I found this specimen on a trail in Tilden Park and identified it, with the help of David Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified, as an Amanita ocreata, also known as destroying angel. If my identification is correct, it’s one of the most poisonous mushrooms known.

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Amanita ocreata