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Amanita rubescens Pers. (Blusher)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A common toadstool associated with broad-leaved and coniferous trees. It is edible but only when well cooked.

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos # notes Date Vice-county Country
Amanita rubescens Fruitbody 10 6 4 14 Sep 1985 North Wilts England
Amanita rubescens Fruitbody 4 4 1 Nov 1975 North Hants England
Amanita rubescens 3 3 19 Oct 1975 North Hants England
Amanita rubescens Fruitbody 1 1 27 Jul 1968 East Sussex England


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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

f. alba

Gonou-Zagou, Z. & Delivorias, P., 2011 Two rare white forms of common Amanita species

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Amanita rubescens (Blusher)

Amanita rubescens may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(a family of fungi)
(grisettes and amanitas)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi (via Amanita) Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 11 feeding and other relationships of Amanita rubescens (Blusher)

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