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Amanita jacksonii   (Jackson's slender amanita)
North America
Cap 8–12 cm wide, stem 9-14 cm tall * 0.9-1.6 cm diameter
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Amanita jacksonii, also known as Jackson's slender amanita is a medium to large mushroom with a brilliant red or orange cap. It grows solitary or in small clumps on soil in hardwood forests.

Cap conical to convex at first but becoming flat and lighter in colour as it matures. The surface is sticky, lacking scales, smooth with long streaks extending inward from the lighter coloured margin. Gills moderately crowded to crowded, orange-yellow to yellow-orange to yellow. They are free from the stem or slightly attached to it; yellow to orange-yellow. Stem typically slender, slightly tapering upward. The interior is hollow and has a yellow membranous ring near the apex.

Amanita jacksonii on Wikipedia.
Amanita jacksonii on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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