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Synonyms: Agaricus virosus, Amanita verna, Amanitina virosa.
Common name: destroying angel.
Russian names: Mukhomor voniuchiy, Mukhomor zlovonnyy, Belosnezhnaya poganka, Belaya poganka, Mukhomor belyy voniuchiy.
Extract from Wikipedia article: Amanita virosa, commonly known as the European destroying angel, is a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita. Occurring in Europe, A. virosa associates with various deciduous and coniferous trees. The large fruiting bodies (i.e., the mushrooms) appear in summer and autumn; the caps, stipes and gills are all white in colour.
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