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Destroying angel

By LotaLota
Amanita virosa, commonly known in Europe as the 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.

Tags: Nature Autumn Dangerous Background White Forest Angel Danger Mushroom European Cap Toxic Object Lithuania Poisonous Amanita Deadly Wildlife and nature Lethal destroying virosa amanita virosa death ange

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It looks so innocent but it is poisonous. A great image

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Beautiful with poison. Well captured. Lota.
WesternRed.
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11 Oct 2018 3:25PM
This one is so smooth. Good specimen...
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