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Fly Agaric in fall This is an attractive, beautifully coloured toadstool, which is familiar and instantly recognisable. I liked this orange form very much. Seen in association with conifers.<br />
Stem height 7 cm<br />
Any advice re specific species? Thank you.<br />
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Fly Agaric in fall

This is an attractive, beautifully coloured toadstool, which is familiar and instantly recognisable. I liked this orange form very much. Seen in association with conifers.
Stem height 7 cm
Any advice re specific species? Thank you.


    comments (6)

  1. The location would point to Amanita muscaria var. guessowii.

    And I agree! Fly agarics are so beautiful!
    Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago
    1. Thank you so much for this ID and link Lisa; most excellent and helpful input. Posted 3 years ago
      1. You are quite welcome! Your shot is so dreamy! <3

        If you are ever back in the US, you should come for a hike with me in the southern Appalachians! <3
        Posted 3 years ago
  2. Love the dreamy shot! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Fantastic capture ! Beautiful light Posted 3 years 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: Agaricales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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Uploaded Nov 17, 2018. Captured Oct 5, 2015 14:39 in Mansion Hill Rd, Venetia, PA 15367, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/512s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm