Belongs to: fungi

Tawny grisette Amanitopsis vaginata


Best time to see: early Sep to end Oct

Key facts

A delicate fungus with slender whitish stem and orange-brown cap

Related to the amanitas, with a large bag-like volva but without the characteristic ring on the stem

Grows on leaf mould in open woods, often beside paths

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Photo © Tony Gunton