This reddish-orange colored Amanita species extends from the Province of Quebec, Canada at least to the State of Hidalgo, Mexico.
Amanita jacksonii is recognized by its brilliant colors, the slender yellow stem with reddish to orange fibers, the fact that the cap begins to fade to yellow from the margin inward, and microscopic features.
Jackson’s chameleon is an African chameleon belonging to the chameleon family. There are three subspecies. Jackson’s chameleons are native to the humid, cooler regions of Kenya and Tanzania, East Africa, and found in great numbers at altitudes over 3,000 m. Most chameleons are oviparous, but Jackson’s chameleon gives birth to live offspring. 8 to 30 live young are born after a five- to six-month gestation.They are sometimes called three-horned chameleons because males possess three brown horns. Jackson’s chameleons live primarily on a diet of small insects. They are less territorial than most species of chameleons.
Amanita jacksonii (Amanitaceae) is an impressive North American mushroom, distributed from the province of Québec, in Canada, to the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Its is recognized by its brilliant red cap, the slender yellow stem with reddish to orange fibers, the fact that the cap begins to fade to yellow from the margin inward, and microscopic features.
This mushrooms grow in oak and pine woods, and like other Amanita species it is suspected to be poisonous.
This is a real Jackson’s three-horned chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii) skull! They are native to East Africa, but this was derived from a captive-bred specimen that died of natural causes. This skull measures 4.5cm long and is available exclusively in Canada.