Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)
The fruiting body of the highly poisonous fly agaric emerges from the forest humus on Mount Rainier. Normally a bright red, some colonies (like the one this was part of) tend to be either orange or even white. There is a lot of taxonomical work being done currently with this group of mushrooms, and time will tell if many of these aren't reclassified as distinct species.
- © 2014
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- Contained in galleries
- Light-Spored Gilled Mushrooms