Amanita velatipes


Common Names: Funnel-veil Amanita
Category: Fungi
Sub-category: Amanitas

Mycorrhizal with hardwoods and conifers; growing alone, scattered, or gregariously; summer and fall. Cap is approximately 5 to 18 cm; oval or egg-shaped at first, becoming convex, broadly convex, or nearly flat; sticky at first or when wet; bald underneath numerous whitish warts that are initially arranged more or less concentrically and which may disappear in wet weather; brownish when very young or over the center, but soon dull tan to creamy yellow. Gills are free from the stem or attached to it; white; crowded; short-gills frequent. Stem is 8 to 20 cm long; 0.5 to 2 cm thick; more or less equal above; terminating in a basal bulb that usually features a folded-over rim of universal veil material on the upper edge, along with concentric bands of veil material; with a sturdy white ring; bald or finely silky above the ring, finely hairy to shaggy below; whitish.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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