This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Yellow Patches, Yellow Wart
- Poisonous Plants
This species is suspected to be toxic and is related to other known toxic species of Amanita and should be avoided.
- Cap orange to yellow-orage, sticky, with yellow warts, up to 4 inches in diameter; gills crowded, white, free from the stalk; stalk pale yellow to white, with an enlarged, oval base, powdery appearance; annulus white, persistant, located near top of stalk; volva yellow, fragile, often left in soil when picked; spore print white.
- USA, NC
- Throughout NC but appears to be more common in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain regions
- Poison Part:
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- 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.
- NOT EDIBLE!
- Toxic Principle:
- This species is suspected to be toxic and is related to other known toxic species of Amanita and should be avoided.
- HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
- Found in:
- Forest or natural area, landscape; singly or scattered, usually under hardwood trees, especially oaks, occasionally under pine
NCCES plant id: 957