Amanita ananiceps

Fragments of veil patches of the mushroom can litter the ground

Amanita ananiceps mushroom  is a species of agaric fungus in the family Amanitaceae native to Australia. The species was initially described in 1844 by English naturalist Miles Joseph Berkeley as Agaricus (Amanita) ananaeceps, the specimen having been collected by Ronald Campbell Gunn in 1805 in Tasmania. Italian mycologist Pier Andrea Saccardo placed it in the […]