Bath Wildlife Sightings

Amanita echinocephala (Solitary Amanita), Royal Victoria Park, Bath, ST7365

Confirmed

Date first seen

Date last seen

Frequency of Sighting

Species

Amanita echinocephala (Vittad.) Quél. - 1872 (Solitary Amanita)

Evidence

Photographs

Quantity

2 specimens, one kicked over

Locality

Royal Victoria Park, Bath

Habitat

Grass verge near trees and shrubs

Environmental Conditions

Grid Reference

ST739655

Other Information

Second colony found in the park,. A third was spotted a few weeks later near the entrance, ST741655. All were growing on the species rich grassy bank on the northern edge of the park. Originally noted as possibly Amanita strobiliformis (Warted Amanita), which grows in similar situations but that species is less likely.

Recorded by

Rob Randall

Identified by

Alan Rayner
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