Amanita caesarea

Amanita caesarea, commonly known in English as Caesar’s mushroom, is a highly regarded edible mushroom in the genus Amanita, native to southern Europe and North Africa.The common name comes from its being a favourite of the Roman emperors, who took the name Caesar as a title.Amanita caesarea is a highly appreciated mushroom in Europe. It is traditionally gathered and consumed in Italy, where it is known as ovolo or ovolo buono or “fungo reale”.This was photographed in Sardinia (Italy) Photo © Daniela Serra 2016 – All Rights Reserved

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