Amanita Elias

Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae) Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae) Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae)

Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae)


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Amanitaceae (Amanitaceae)
  • Genus: Amanita (Amanita)
  • Species: Amanita eliae (Amanita Elias)

Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae)

Fly agaric Elias is a member of the large amanita family.

Refers to the mushrooms that are most often found in the European-Mediterranean regions. For the Russian Federation, it is considered a rare species, there is little information about its growth.

He loves to grow in deciduous and mixed forests, preferring such trees as beech, oak, walnut, hornbeam. Often found in eucalyptus groves. Mycorrhiza is usually with deciduous trees. Season – August – September. Fruit bodies do not appear every year.

Fruiting bodies are represented by a cap and a leg.

The cap reaches a size of up to 10 centimeters, in young mushrooms it has a 4 ovoid shape. At an older age, it is convex, prostrate, there may be a tubercle in the center. The color of the cap is different: from pink and whitish to beige, brown. Particles of a common blanket remain on the surface, while the surface of the cap may have ribbed edges, which often rise up in old mushrooms.

Amanita Elias's plates are very loose, thin, white.

The leg is up to 10-12 centimeters long, central, maybe with a slight bend. It usually expands to the base, while there is always a ring on the leg – hanging, having a whitish color. The pulp is creamy, without any special smell or taste.

Elliptical spores, smooth.

Amanita Elias is a conditionally edible type of mushroom, while it has absolutely no nutritional value.

Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae) Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae) Fly agaric Elias (Amanita eliae)

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