Destroying Angel mushroom

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Destroying Angel (Amanita virosa) mushroom.  A wide-ranging and strikingly beautiful mushroom of north america, this species is also one of the most deadly poisonous. The toxic members of the Amanita genus are responsible for approximately 90% of all fatal mushroom poisionings, often the case of mistaken identity of edbile Agaricus mushrooms.  Death is caused by renal and liver failure. Most amanitas are mycrorrhizal, forming a symbiotic relationship with trees.  They are therefore most common in the woods or near trees.
Destroying Angel (Amanita virosa) mushroom. A wide-ranging and strikingly beautiful mushroom of north america, this species is also one of the most deadly poisonous. The toxic members of the Amanita genus are responsible for approximately 90% of all fatal mushroom poisionings, often the case of mistaken identity of edbile Agaricus mushrooms. Death is caused by renal and liver failure. Most amanitas are mycrorrhizal, forming a symbiotic relationship with trees. They are therefore most...
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