Large, white fleshy agaric with a shaggy stalk and volval bag, solitary or scattered on soil in broad-leaf or mixed woods.
pure white, at first conical, becoming campanulate and finally irregularly expanded, but often retaining a flat umbo. Flesh white and firm.
white, free, crowded. Stem
white, shaggy or fibrous, typically curved, arising from large bag-like vulva often buried deep in the soil. Ring large, fragile and typically ruptured. Taste
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TASTE ANY PART OF THE SPECIMEN.
Amanita bisporigera is a smaller, more slender, two-spored, but equally deadly mushroom.
on the www.first-nature.com web site.