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Amanita jacksonii

Amanita jacksonii

Common Name: Jackson's Slender Caesar

Synonyms: Amanita cesarea

Substrate: Ground

Location: Hardwood forests

Spore Color: White

Gill Color: Orange-yellow to yellow


In your field guides, this mushroom is probably listed as Amanita cesarea, but that is a European species. The cap is usually a bright red to red-orange and has striations. The stem is yellowish with an orange patched pattern going up it.


Amanita banningiana has more orange-yellow tones to the cap and a pale yellow stem without an orange pattern. Amanita arkansana also has more of an orange-brown cap as well, but with white gills.  There is also a very similar species that I am calling Amanita jacksonii-ish that lacks the orange patched pattern going up the stem.