Amanita crocea identification

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Amanita crocea (Qu?l.) K?hn. & Romagn. syn. A. vaginata var. crocea Qu?l. syn. Amanitopsis crocea (Qu?l.) Gilbert Orange Grisette Orangebrauner Scheidenstreifling, Falso farinaccio giallo, Narancssz?n? selyemgomba. Cap 4?10cm across, convex becoming flattened or turning up at margin, with a broad umbo, pale yellow orange or apricot at centre, paler towards the lined margin. Stem 100?150 x 10?20mm, gradually attenuated towards the apex, covered in silky or cottony tufts of the cap colour throughout the length, the non-bulbous base encased in a thick, persistent volva which is white on the outside and flushed with the cap colour on the interior surface, no ring. Flesh thin, white often pale orange below the cap cuticle. Smell sweet, taste sweet and nutty. Gills adnexed or free, cream. Spore print white. Spores subglobose, nonamyloid, 11?12.5 x 9?10?. Habitat amongst broadleaved trees especially birch. Season late summer to autumn. Occasional. Not known to be edible -best avoided. (Never eat any mushroom until you are certain it is edible as many are poisonous and some are deadly poisonous.) Found In Europe and north America from New York west to Colorado.

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More info about Amanita crocea mushroom

Stem type:
Volva on stem
Poisonous/Suspect
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Orange
Yellow
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Narancssz?n? selyemgomba, Orange Grisette, Orangebrauner Scheidenstreifling
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Amanitaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:33:39

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