Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Amanitaceae
Species: Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr.) Link
Synonyms: Agaricus phalloides
Amanita phalloides var. alba
Amanita viridis
Common Name: Deathcap


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
An ectomycorrhizal species
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Amanita phalloidesPhotographer:  Ronnie Irvine
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (7)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Hazel (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Beech (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (4)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (7)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
August (3)
September (7)
October (8)
November (2)