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Death Cap (Amanita phalloides)
A poisonous mushroom whose cap may be any colour from oyster white to ochre-rown to smokey-olive.
The cap varies from 6-9cm in diameter, and tends to be radially streaky; they have long (7-9cm) stems, and white gills; they smell cheesy.
They are autumnal, and generally grow in deciduous woodland, often under beech and oak trees.
They can be fatal - the points to watch for are the streaky top and the smell. See 'Mushroom'
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