Amanita caesareoides

Amanita caesareoides

  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Amanita caesareoides
  • Flower name
    Amanita caesareoides
  • Scientific name
    Amanita caesareoides
  • AliasAmanita caesareoides, 卵茸
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering season

What is Amanita caesareoides

Amanita caesareoides or Caesar's mushroom (scientific name: Amanita caesareoides) is an edible mushroom in the family Amanitaceae. The larvae (juveniles) are covered with a white outer skin that resembles an eggshell. When the fungus becomes a mature, it pops out of the skin and forms a red umbrella and yellow stem. It looks like a poisonous mushroom because of its linear red color, which is similar to that of the Benitengu mushroom, but it is edible. However, it is edible, especially the juveniles covered with a white outer skin, which are said to be delicious.

Common name:Amanita caesareoides, scientific name: Amanita caesareoides, aka: Caesar's mushroom, distribution: Japan, environment: beech forest, shape: ovoid at first, umbrella-shaped when mature, umbrella color: red, stem color: yellow Umbrella Diameter: 5-15 cm, Plant Height: 8-18 cm, Harvesting Season: Summer, Uses: Edible mushroom.


  • Eye
    Agaricales
  • Family
    Amanitaceae
  • Genus
    Amanita
  • Species
    A. caesareoides
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeedible mushroom
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height8.0 ~ 18.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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