Amanitaceae · musmiriniai

  • amanita family
  • Wulstlingsverwandte
  • mušmiru dzimta
  • muchomorowate

The species are usually found in woodlands. The most characteristic emerge from an egg-like structure formed by the universal veil. This family contains several species valued for edibility and flavor, and other deadly poisonous ones. More than half the cases of mushroom poisoning stem from members of this family. The most toxic members of this group have names that warn of the poisonous nature, but others, of varying degrees of toxicity, do not.