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American Yellow Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria var. guessowii I have wanted to find this species for a long time!<br />
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The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts.  The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.<br />
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The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts. The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65857/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html<br />
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The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts. The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65857/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html<br />
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American Yellow Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria var. guessowii

I have wanted to find this species for a long time!

The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts. The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material.

Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.

American Yellow Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria var. guessowii I have wanted to find this species for a long time!<br />
<br />
The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts. The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65857/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65858/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html Amanita muscaria var. guessowii,Geotagged,Summer,United States,american yellow fly agaric,fly agaric,fungus,mushroom

American Yellow Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria var. guessowii I have wanted to find this species for a long time!<br />
<br />
The cap was broadly convex, bald, yellow, had a slightly lined margin, and was adorned with numerous whitish, cottony warts. The gills were white and crowded. The stipe was white, shaggy, and had a fragile, skirtlike ring. The stipe ended with a basal bulb that had rings of volval material. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on the edge of a pond among moss and ferns in a mixed forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65857/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65859/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html Amanita muscaria var. guessowii,Geotagged,Summer,United States,american yellow fly agaric,fly agaric,fungus,mushroom,yellow

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  1. Nice find, Christine! Unfortunately, this one is just out of my range I think! Posted one year ago

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''Amanita muscaria'' var. ''guessowii'', commonly known as the American Eastern Yellow Fly Agaric is a basidiomycete fungus of the genus ''Amanita''.

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Sep 2, 2018. Captured Sep 1, 2018 11:20 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO100
  • 28mm