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Amanita regalis   (Royal Fly Agaric)
Family
Pluteaceae
Location
Europe
Dimensions
Cap 5-10 cm diameter, stem 6-12 cm tall * 1.5-2.5 cm thick
Edibility
Poisonous

Description
This is a medium to large, brown, fleshy agaric with cap patches, white gills, ring, basal bulb. Grows solitary or scattered on soil in mixed woods.

Cap brown; at first convex, becoming expanded-convex or flattened, smooth and slightly greasy in damp conditions, decorated with delicate, non-persistent, whitish or whitish grey velar patches. Flesh white firm and medium. Gills are crowded close together, free from attachment to the stem, and white with a creamy yellow tinge. Stem white, smooth, lined above the ring. Ring large white and fairly firm, superior.

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