Amanitopsis ParcivolvataAmanitopsis parcivolvata
Cap or Pileus - Convex, then expanded ; smooth, free from warts. Colour brilliant orange red over the whole cap; not yellow on the margin, not fading with age. Uniform in colour in young and old specimens. Margin with striations deep and long.
Gills or Lamellae - Lemon yellow, free from stem, and rounded at the outer extremity.
Skin - Slightly tapering toward the cap; hollow. Clear lemon yellow, covered with meal-like particles.
Veil - None in old or young specimens.
Volva - Present; not large and loose. White; clinging closely to the stem in the form of scales.
Spores - White.
Flesh - Unpleasant raw odour. White, stained with orange red immediately under the skin.
Habitat - Mixed woods. New Jersey, North Carolina.
Time - July.
The caps of the specimens found in North Carolina varied in colour from almost white to white with a red centre, and from orange or shades of orange to brilliant red.