Solitary. In dense, deep, semi-deacyed, sodden leaf litter composed of mostly mountain beech (Fuscospora cliffortioides). Large 'toadstool' c.800 mm tall, but most of stalk immersed in leaf litter. Cap brown above, firm (not sticky or slimy), stalk white with prominent 'ring', gills pimkish-white, somewhat corrugated toward ends.
Greyney's Shelter 1
Found these mushrooms under a cluster of trees. They have red flat caps with white markings and a white stem.
The Amanitaceae are a family of fungi or mushrooms. The family, also commonly called the amanita family, is in order Agaricales, gilled mushrooms. The family consists primarily of the genus Amanita, but also includes the genera Catatrama and Limacella.