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Yellow Wart Amanita flavoconia

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
am-ah-NEE-tah flah-voh-KOH-nee-ah
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

This species is suspected to be toxic and is related to other known toxic species of Amanita and should be avoided. The cap is orange to yellow-orage, sticky, with yellow warts, up to 4 inches in diameter. The gills are crowded, white, and free from the stalk. The stalk is pale yellow to white, with an enlarged, oval base, and powdery appearance. The annulus is white, persistant, and located near top of stalk. The volva is yellow, fragile, and often left in soil when picked. The spore print is white.

Found in: Forest or natural area, landscape; singly or scattered, usually under hardwood trees, especially oaks, occasionally under pine

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#poisonous#understory tree#poisonous mushroom#forest mushroom#non-edible mushrooms
Cultivars:
Tags:
#poisonous#understory tree#poisonous mushroom#forest mushroom#non-edible mushrooms
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Amanita
    Species:
    flavoconia
    Family:
    Amanitaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    USA, NC
    Distribution:
    Throughout NC (more common in Piedmont & Coastal Plain regions)
    Edibility:
    NOT EDIBLE!
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Poison:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN! Poisonous through ingestion. (Poisonous part: mushroom). Symptoms: Apparently, little has been documented on this specific species, but it is expected to produce symptoms similar to other Amanita species: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pains, etc. Symtoms occur 30 minutes to several hours after ingesting.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    This species is suspected to be toxic and is related to other known toxic species of Amanita and should be avoided.
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Seeds
    Stems