Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Amanitaceae
Species: Amanita crocea (Quél.) Singer
Synonyms: Amanita vaginata var. crocea
Amanitopsis crocea
Common Name: Orange Grisette


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (3)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Quercus (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Betula pendula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (4)
Soil (3)
Dead Branch (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
July (1)
September (4)
October (5)