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Yellow-dust Amanita - Amanita flavoconia Convex yellow-orange cap with a couple scattered warts. White gills and pale yellow, rough stem with a slightly enlarged base.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground under oak. Amanita flavoconia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Yellow-dust Amanita,amanita,fungus,mushroom Click/tap to enlarge

Yellow-dust Amanita - Amanita flavoconia

Convex yellow-orange cap with a couple scattered warts. White gills and pale yellow, rough stem with a slightly enlarged base.

Habitat: Growing on the ground under oak.

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''Amanita flavoconia'', commonly known as yellow patches, yellow wart, orange Amanita, or yellow-dust Amanita, is a species of mushroom in the family Amanitaceae. It has an orangish-yellow cap with yellowish-orange patches or warts, a yellowish-orange annulus, and a white to orange stem. Common and widespread throughout eastern North America, ''Amanita flavoconia'' grows on the ground in broad-leaved and mixed forests, especially in mycorrhizal association with hemlock.

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

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2018. Captured Aug 5, 2018 10:21 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm