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greenrosettas's ID: Deathcap (Amanita phalloides)
Posted by greenrosettas over 4 years ago (Flag)
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springtime amanita - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: springtime amanita (Amanita velosa)

It's a bit late for A. phalloides, and that species almost always has a prominent annulus. I feel like A. velosa usually has this kind of metallic amber sheen too, but deathcaps are so variable I'd hesitate to make the call on color alone.

Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Okay, I think you might be right because relatively close (20 yards) to this mushroom I found some others that look more like the A. velosa youre reffering to.

This observation the mushroom was more exposed to sunlight and seemed a bit more "dry" than this observation:
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72617

which were sheltered under trees growing in duff.

Posted by greenrosettas over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by alan_rockefeller over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Anyway the heavily striation age, and solid one color saying velosa. Amanita phalloid, if you examine it carefully, it have a mix of colors in it, kinda greenish, like the one that come out of your nose, instead of just a solid yellow that velosa have.

But hey what is this about a period of time that these two suppose to appear that I don't know much of?

Posted by bluebird101 almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Community ID: springtime amanita (Amanita velosa)
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