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Amatoxin-Containing Mushrooms: Amanita ocreata and A. phalloides in California
Joseph F. Ammirati, Harry D. Thiers and Paul A. Horgen
Vol. 69, No. 6 (Nov. - Dec., 1977), pp. 1095-1108
Published by: Mycological Society of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3758932
Page Count: 14
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Complete descriptions of Amanita ocreata and A. phalloides are given. Amanita ocreata is considered a distinct species and reported as a dangerously poisonous mushroom containing at least two amatoxins, alpha- and beta-amanitin.
Mycologia © 1977 Mycological Society of America