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Amanita polypyramis

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Many Warts
Category:
Poisonous Plants
Comment:

This species is one of several of the large, whitish Amanita species that have a strong chlorine odor. All are suspected to be toxic. 

Description:
Cap large, up to 8 inches in diameter, white covered with white, cottony scales; gills white, moderately close, free from the stalk; stalk thick, greatly enlarged at base; annulus (ring), white, large, fragile, breaking away from the cap in large patches or adhering to the edge of the cap in large sections, covered with scales on the underside; spore print white; strong chlorine odor from fresh specimens.
Origin:
USA, NC
Distribution:
Throughout NC but chiefly in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain
Poison Part:
Mushroom
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion
Symptoms:
Apparently little has been documented on this specific species, but it is expected to produce symptoms similar to other Amanita species: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pains, etc. Symptoms occur 30 minutes to several hours after ingesting.
Edibility:
NOT EDIBLE!
Severity:
HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
Found in:
Forest or natural area, landscape; singly, usually in mixed oak-pine woods

NCCES plant id: 960

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