Cap & Stem Fungi

June 2004
Fungi (9780751336962);2004, p14
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Fungi" is presented. It offers information on some of the cap and stem fungi species. The Destroying Angel or Amanita virosa is a fatally poisonous species of fungi that pure white all over. Its sticky cap is pointed and egg-shaped when immature and later flattens out. The White Dapperling or Leucoagaricus leucothites is an inedible species of white to pale cream. Its cap has a dull but almost matt surface which may turn greyish with age. Its spore prints may vary from white to dull pink.


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