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American Caesar's Mushroom

Amanita caesarea

Description:

Shiny, reddish-orange cap with radially lined margin, yellow gills, and ring on yellowish stalk with white, saclike cup.

Habitat:

Single, scattered, or in fairy rings, on the ground, in dry oak and pine woods.

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2 Comments

noslen245
noslen245 9 years ago

Thanks.

MichelBeeckman
MichelBeeckman 9 years ago

Hi there! Looks like you have found an Amanita from the Caesarea section. Based on the sack around the base of the stipe, the bright red/orangy color of the cap and the markings on the stipe. I hope this will help you id this beautiful catch! http://pluto.njcc.com/~ret/amanita/sectc...

noslen245
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noslen245

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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