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Atkinson's Lepidella Large mushroom (13cm tall) with a white cap that was covered in reddish brown warts. The stem was whitish yellow and was covered with brown floccose material.  Amanita,Amanita atkinsoniana,Atkinson's Lepidella,Geotagged,Summer,United States,fungus,mushroom Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Atkinson's Lepidella

Large mushroom (13cm tall) with a white cap that was covered in reddish brown warts. The stem was whitish yellow and was covered with brown floccose material.

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''Amanita atkinsoniana'' is a species of fungus in the Amanitaceae family. It is found in the northeastern, southeastern, and southern United States as well as southern Canada, where it grows solitarily or in small groups on the ground in mixed woods. The fruit body is white to brownish, with caps that measure up to 12.5 cm in diameter, and stems up to 20 cm long and 2.5 cm thick. The surface of the cap is covered with reddish-brown to grayish-brown conical warts. The stem has a bulbous base.. more

Similar species: Agaricales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 26, 2018. Captured Sep 9, 2017 11:45 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm