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Amanita fulva
Tawny grisette

Habitat: Northern forests. Woodlands of Europe, North Africa, and western Asia.

Substrate: Soil.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Edible when cooked.


Edible when cooked.

Identification Notes:

Spores are white. Growth of up to 6 inches. Cap diameter of up to 4 inches. Similar to the Western Grisette (Amanita pachycolea), but tawny- brown instead of gray.

Sources: Roberts, Peter and Evans, Shelley. The Book of Fungi. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Accepted Name:
Amanita fulva Fries
Publication: Fries, E.M. 1815. Observationes mycologicae. 1:1-230 1815.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Amanita fulva in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Amanita fulva photos

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