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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*The deathcap mushroom (''Amanita phalloides'') is believed to be the cause of most mushroom-related poisonings worldwide, as it resembles edible mushrooms.<ref>http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/death_cap.htm</ref>
 
*The deathcap mushroom (''Amanita phalloides'') is believed to be the cause of most mushroom-related poisonings worldwide, as it resembles edible mushrooms.<ref>http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/death_cap.htm</ref>
*Much more well-known to folklore and magical superstition is the Fly Agaric Mushroom (''Amanita muscaria''), a cousin of the deathcap, recognizable worldwide for its bright red cap with white spots.
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*Much more well-known to folklore and magical superstition is the Fly Agaric Mushroom (''Amanita muscaria''), a cousin of the deathcap, recognisable worldwide for its bright red cap with white spots.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 01:05, June 4, 2012

Death-Cap
Species information
Endemic to

Europe

Related to

Mushroom

Sentience

Non-sentient

Usage

Potion-making

Death-Cap is a poisonous mushroom, widely distributed across Europe. It is presumably used in the making of the Death-Cap Draught.

Behind the scenes

  • The deathcap mushroom (Amanita phalloides) is believed to be the cause of most mushroom-related poisonings worldwide, as it resembles edible mushrooms.[1]
  • Much more well-known to folklore and magical superstition is the Fly Agaric Mushroom (Amanita muscaria), a cousin of the deathcap, recognisable worldwide for its bright red cap with white spots.

Appearances

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