Omphalotus olearius
Jack O'Lantern
F. Tricholomataceae
O. Agaricales
(Immature Mushrooms)
Caps
7.5-20 cm across
Orange to yellow/orange
Shape may be pointed or flat, middle sinks with age
Edges curl under, flare out with age
Gills
Attached to stalk

Crowded together
Orange/yellow
Stalk
7-20 cm long

Fairly thick, may be bent
Yellow, darker near ground
(Mature Mushrooms)
Spores
Circular
Colorless
Spore Print Cream
Habitat
In groups, near bottom of deciduous trees/stumps/roots
Season
July-November
*THIS SPECIES IS POISONOUS*