Observation 27462: Amanita citrina f. lavendula (Coker) Veselý
When: 2009-10-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing solitary in mixed woods Oaks/Beech/Hickory/ with Eastern Hemlock here and there. This was between a white Oak and a Beech tree Almost smack in the middle between the two. This area had what appeared to be green briers and blue berry growing in the vicinity. No smell detected or taste mild.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:28 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lower Tea Creek Willams River area Monogahela N. F. Webster Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Tea Creek Campground, Monongahela National Forest, Webster Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: found in Mixed woods

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I’ve seen many non lavender
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-10-28 03:09:54 CET (+0100)

citrinas around here this fall. Oak woods, but also beech/birch/hemlock. I found a few fresh ones even after there had been some heavy frost and temps just below 30F.

The Base collar like
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-10-28 03:06:12 CET (+0100)

The base collar with an uneven ridge some what like the outer edge of the cap.

No Odor
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-10-28 03:00:32 CET (+0100)

No potato odor mild. also a lot of filament like material on cap. We have the A citrina around here very common but its the Var.lavendula. We have had some pretty cold nights temp hovering around 36 degrees Fahrenheit turning a lot of them violet.

Looks like citrina
By: Dave in NE PA
2009-10-28 02:50:59 CET (+0100)

but the lack of odor makes me wonder. Is the stalk base a bulb with a gutterlike upper margin?

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