Amanita aprica  J. Lindgr. & Tulloss (2005)

This is one of the common Spring-fruiting Amanitas in the mid-elevations of the inner mountain ranges of the Western North America -- from Sierra Nevada to the Cascades. It typically fruits in May-June, a few weeks after the snow has melted at a particular location.

There is a lack of pigmentation when the cap has remained unexposed to the sun.

As a result some collections appear totally white