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Mushroom – Amanita Crocea ?

 Mushroom growing wild – photographed by Sa at Lake District UK.

I think I have identified it right. But I could be wrong. Information source – here

location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow, Orange
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Volva on stem
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground
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9 responses »

  1. I luv the sheer variety mushrooms exhibit! Wow!

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  2. It rather looks like a light bulb, doesn’t it? And it is actually turned on!

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  3. Radha, I took some snapshots of mushrooms but I didn’t try to identify them. If you happen to know their names, do let me know. Thank you. http://onenezz.blogspot.com/2010/08/wild-mushrooms.html

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  4. I would agree about naming it!

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