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An orange-colored mushroom that I found in the woods around Winfield, LA.
In the woods beneath a mixture of pine trees and underbrush. It was growing in pine needles.
It would be great if someone could suggest a species because I have no clue what it is.
Freaky looking muscaria but I think he's right!
I'd call this Amanita muscaria. The white gills and the skirt-like veil with yellow tips are a dead give away. Habitat fits as well. It is always helpful to dig up the entire mushroom and take pictures of the base, especially with Amanitas.
Spotted on Nov 23, 2013
Submitted on Jan 16, 2014