Blusher Mushroom
Amanita rubescens
Amanitas (Amanitaceae) Mushroom Family

Blusher Mushroom is 2-6 inches wide and 3-6 inches tall. The cap is whitish, buff, gray, or brown (develops a pink tinge), with white or gray warts unless rain water has washed the cap clean.  The gills are almost free from the stem and white. Its stem is creamy-white, with the collar visible on the top half. The base is bulbous or club-shaped. Its preferred habitat is open woods under broad-leaved trees.

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