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Amanita orientifulva

Amanita orientifulva
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Hymenomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Amanitaceae
Genus: Amanita
Species: A. orientifulva
Binomial name
Amanita orientifulva
Yang WeiƟ & Oberwinkler, 2004
Amanita orientifulva
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is umbonate
hymenium is free
stipe has a volva
spore print is white
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: unknown

Amanita orientifulva, also known as the Asian Orange-Brown Ringless Amanita, is a species of agaric found at altitudes of up to 4200 m in southwestern China. It is associated with trees, especially Abies, Castanopsis, Quercus and Salix. It fruits from June to September.

This agaric can grow quite large with a cap diameter of up to 14 cm and a stem length of up to 20 cm. The overall colour is brownish with a yellowish to orange centre to the cap. It is very similar to the more widespread Amanita fulva but can be distinguished by microscopic features of the volva.

References

  • Yang ZL, Weiss M & Oberwinkler F. (2004) from the eastern Himalaya and adjacent regions

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