False Caesar's Mushroom Amanita parcivolvata (Peck) J.E. Gilbert  

Status:

Solitary or scattered on ground in mixed forests or lawns under oaks.

Description:

Cap: Red when young, margin orange in age with cottony yellowish warts; hemispherical to flat or sunken center in age; smooth, tacky when wet; margin striated sometimes with veil remnants. Gills: Yellowish; crowded; edges fringed. Stalk: Yellowish; powdery; no ring; rounded bulb may have veil remnants and prominent striations. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 18 records in the project database.

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False Caesar's Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/3/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2011). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Determined by Eric Smith. Identified via macro characters only. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/29/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (8/3/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/3/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

False Caesar's Mushroom in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/29/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a False Caesar's Mushroom specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline. Measured 10.5-11.6 X 6.7-8.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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