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Amanita flavoconia

Yellow Patches

Family Amanitaceae


Poisonous
Orange to yellow cap with yellow patches and ring on stalk.

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Description

Cap: 2.5-7.5cm (1-3") wide. Convex to nearly flat or with central knob. Smooth margin or faintly radially lined. Sticky, smooth, bright orange to yellow, with bright yellow patches (can disappear).

Gills: Free, close, broad. Whitish to yellow at edge.

 

 

Cap (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Cap

 


Stalk and Cap (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Stalk and Cap



Stalk: 5-10 cm (2-4") long, 0.5-1.5 cm (1/4-5/8") thick, with basal bulb. Smooth to scruffy. White to pale yellow. Stuffed becoming hollow.

Veils: Yellow universal veil. White to yellow partial veil membranous, leaving pendant ring on upper stalk.

Spore print: White.

 


Habitat and Range

On the ground, in oak and birch woods and near conifers. Eastern North America

Season

Late June-November.

 

 

Young Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Young Mushroom

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