American Eastern Yellow Fly Agaric

Amanita muscaria var. guessowii

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


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Appearance

''Amanita muscaria'' var. ''guessowii'' has a pleasant odor and taste.
American Yellow Fly Agaric - Amanita muscaria var. guessowii The cap was yellow 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: There were LOTS of these growing in the forest about a week ago; mixed forest
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Distribution

''Amanita muscaria'' var. ''guessowii'' is found growing solitary or gregariously, it is mycorrhizal with conifers mostly but also deciduous trees as well, it is found often in the fall but sometimes in the spring, common in the northeast, from eastern Canada to North Carolina west to Michigan.
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.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/65859/american_yellow_fly_agaric_-_amanita_muscaria_var._guessowii.html
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Habitat

''Amanita muscaria'' var. ''guessowii'' is found growing solitary or gregariously, it is mycorrhizal with conifers mostly but also deciduous trees as well, it is found often in the fall but sometimes in the spring, common in the northeast, from eastern Canada to North Carolina west to Michigan.

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Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderAgaricales
FamilyAmanitaceae
GenusAmanita
SpeciesA. muscaria var. guessowii