Observation 11178: Amanita Pers.

When: 2008-09-15

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

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 11:41:16 -02 (-0200)

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 20:10:30 -02 (-0200)

maybe something in the citrina group.

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