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Eastern U.S. Caesar's Amanita

Amanita jacksonii

Description:

Emerging mushrooms look like eggs. North American variety of Amanita caesarea. Bright red wit slim yellow stalk. Yellow to orange-yellow gills.

Habitat:

Oak groves, beech stands, and mixed woods


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3 Comments

JenKnight
JenKnight 2 years ago

Congratulations Larissa!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

I guess you'd have to think twice before hiding Easter eggs in the yard with these popping up. An incredible spotting, Larissa. Congratulations on your SOTD.

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Congratulations Larissa on your SOTD. Great image.

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 years ago

Congrats Larissa, this awesome mushroom has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!

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North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.38, Long: -83.12

Spotted on Aug 15, 2016
Submitted on Aug 15, 2016

Spotted for mission

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