Found growing individually scattered under shore pine on the Washington coast. This species is very prolific at this time of year.
growing singly in old growth forest.
pale yellow cap with striations at edges
whitish gills and stipe
obvious veil remnants on cap and stipe
cap approximately 8 cm
stipe approximately 2 cm
This is a newling coming about, the species was very prevalent in the area. The trees that were about were spruce, the shrubbery consisted of Oregon grape and various twiggy brush.
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.