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Javan mocca (Amanita javanica)

Javan mocca or Javan slender caesar (Amanita javanica) is a fungi species in Amanitaceae, having a cap width of 60-85 mm, the top is yellow orange to ocher yellow, sometimes with a tinge of reddish brown to yellow and yellow brown in the middle and the edges is white.

A. javanica has gills on the bottom side of the cap that are translucent to the top surface and form fins straight to the side with an angle and ends in the middle on the stem, side view yellow or orange yellow or white and 8-12 mm wide.

Dlium Javan mocca (Amanita javanica)

Pillar-shaped rods for 90-130x10-14 mm, narrowed upward, yellow decorated with orange scales like peeling. Ellipsoid and inamyloid-shaped spores, 8-12x6-8 ┬Ám and clamps at basidia bases.

Javan mocca lives solitary or in groups for several individuals above the clay surface. Living in humid and shady areas on the forest floor is included under merkus pine (Pinus merkusii) community at an altitude of about 700 m.

This fungus grows in tropical climates with 6 months rainy season and 6 months dry season. Spores start to grow normally when it rains for the first time in November-December and continue to fill annuals and will disappear in the middle of the dry season.

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Suborder: Pluteineae
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
Spesies: A. javanica



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