Observation 179946: Amanita sect. Vaginatae sensu Zhu L. Yang

On ground under birch and balsam fir. Cap 3 cm., pale orange—possibly washed out by yesterday’s rain. Volval sack staining rusty brown when exposed. Thought this might be A. pseudocrocea but the stem seems too smooth and pale?

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From your description, I’d guess this is something…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-09-23 21:50:32 EDT (-0400)

…closer to the fulva-like taxa of eastern North America.

Very best,


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