Observation 10284: Amanita flavoconia G.F. Atk.
When: 2008-08-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I’m almost afraid to post another yellow Amanita, but I’m afraid I was just dismissing most of these as the same species… This photo is kinda nice, so here is another one…

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By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-09-14 11:25:12 EDT (-0400)


I’d check the spore dimensions and Q value. I really can’t be sure how much orange is in the cap in your photographs. I think A. flavoconia is probable; however, when the cap gets really yellow, it is worth checking A. elongata Peck as an alternative diagnosis.

Very best,


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