Observation 11178: Amanita Pers.
When: 2008-09-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Didn’t manage to get a look at the stem base, or the best photos (it was on a 45 degree slope and I had to approach it at an awkward angle to that slope; so sue me) but this looks like an Amanita to me: tall, stately, with a ring and free white gills, and lacking the cap appearance of a Lepiota or close relative.

The fairly wide gap between gills and stem is distinctive.

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Given the location and date
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2014-01-18 13:41:16 GMT (+0000)

that seems likely, as A. citrina (and possibly its f. lavendula variant) occur regularly at that time. Of course, in 2008 I was less familiar with the species found there than I am now.

Citrina group
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-01-16 22:10:30 GMT (+0000)

maybe something in the citrina group.

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