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Amanita caesariaUSA Mushroom
Ref No: 6943
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location: North America
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Ring on stem, Volva on stem
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Amanita jacksonii Pomerleau, formally refered to as America Amanita caesaria and other names. Cap 80-120mm. strong bright red, with marked striations. Stem 80-140 x 10-15mm., yellow or orange, marked with lighter patches, with a distinct floppy ring. The volva is lage and firm when young later floppy.Gills yellow or with a hint of orange. Spores white 7.5-10 x 5.8-7.5 (8.5)um. Found in wastern Canada and easten USA, in oak and pine woods. Also present in Japan see the pictures that have been sent in.

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Scott Ercit (Canada) - 03 August 2014

From a patch of 20 in mixed maple-oak forest, late July 2014. Parry Sound, Ontario.
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Cynthia Smith (United States) - 03 October 2013

Conroe, Texas. I have lived in my house for 8 years. My fiancé has lived here most of his life & neither of us has ever seen a mushroom like this here. It's beautiful.
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Allison Lewis (United States) - 13 July 2013

Amanita jacksonii at the Sheldon Church Ruins in Sheldon, SC
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Mikio Miyazoe (Japan) - 26 September 2012

Two of them next to each other. The segments of forest floor are oak, pine, and bamboo shrub. Central Japan, Gifu Prefecture, at Kouga Mountain.
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Mikio Miyazoe (Japan) - 26 September 2012

found in Central Japan approximately 4100ft elev.
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Sergey Bober (United States) - 06 July 2011

Amanita jacksonii found in New Hampshire
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