Observation 53283: Amanita porphyria Alb. & Schwein.
When: 2010-09-19
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Recognized by sight: Non striate cap streaked with radial fibrils. Cleft globose basal bulb. Fibers on lower stipe.

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Tough to tell,
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-11-08 17:10:49 PST (-0800)

but it looks like the annulus may show some gray on the underside, rather than the yellowish tone expected with citrina. Citrina has a smooth stipe, whereas the one seen here appears to have a textured stipe surface. Tulloss describes the volval material on the cap of porphyria,“The volva is present as rather large violaceous gray – brown to violaceous gray plaques.” That fits what I see in this specimen pretty well. Both Tulloss and Phillips give a rather wide range of colors for the cap of porphyria.

Amanita porphyria
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-11-08 16:14:23 PST (-0800)

should have a darker brown/gray pileus and a gray annulus I believe. And scattered warts. Those sheet-like warts make me think A. citrina f lavendula or whatever you want to call it. It’s the most abundant Amanita in my area this time of year.

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